Flow Country


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Flow Country

n
(Placename) an area of moorland and peat bogs in northern Scotland known for its wildlife, now partly afforested
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Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling FLOW COUNTRY EXHIBITION: This exhibition is all about the peatlands of the Flow Country, which stretches through Caithness and Sutherland in the far north of Scotland and is the best blanket bog of its type in the world, a place of vast inspirational landscapes, an epic backdrop to fascinating and beautiful details, from soaring hen harriers to insectivorous plants.
Conservation groups will attempt tomorrow to block what would be one of Scotland's largest wind farms in the heart of the wildliferich Flow Country.
On December 2, the show moves to Caithness and Sutherland or Flow Country.
It includes: Darwin at Downe (the 2006 nomination), the Lake District, Cornwall and West Devon Mining Industry, Chatham Naval Dockyard, The New Forest, Great Western Railway, Shakespeare's Stratford, The Wash and North Norfolk Coast, Cairngorm Mountains, The Flow Country, Mount Stewart Gardens, Forth Railway Bridge, Fortress of Gibraltar.
Inverness Strength of bid: Environment theme, the Flow Country, mountain sports.
They claim that with the Flow Country, a blanket bog in the north of Scotland, nominated as a World Heritage Site, it is time to stop giving the peatlands a bad name.
Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Stir-ling FLOW COUNTRY EXHIBITION: See Fri for details.
One vast area of blanket bog of worldwide importance is the Flow Country of Caithness and East Sutherland – 1500 acres of moorlands, sprinkled silver and blue with lochs and lochans where golden plover pipe from sphagnum tussock, dunlin and greenshank nest.
Britain's mountains and moorlands, lowland heath and the Scottish Flow Country are some of the toughest habitats of all; places where life really does live on the edge.
For 30 years Eric lectured weekly on birdlife at Workers Education Association classes in Blyth, Allendale and Gosforth in Newcastle and he and fellow-award-winning wildlife photographer Rob Jordan, from Morpeth, regularly take off for the flow country of Sutherland in northern Scotland.
ZOOLOGIST Julie Anderson travels to the vast flow country north of Scotland's Great Glen in the latest of her nature trip around our land.