Category: Woodland

Autumn woodland work-party – update

The first weekend volunteer group made the most of the August fine weather and got cracking with management tasks in the Community Woodland.  Five volunteers spent the morning cutting back overhanging branches and rank vegetation alongside Gynack Road to improve access for walkers and cyclists along the roadside.  The team started work controlling the non-native […]

Autumn woodland work-party

Working together to look after our beautiful place. Litter picking, sowing wild flower seeds, clearing, raking, pruning and removal of non-native species. 10am – 12pmSaturday, 27th AugustSaturday, 24th SeptemberSaturday, 22nd October Meet at the tennis courts entrance into the Gynack woodland. Tools provided, but please bring gloves.

Five Year Path Plan published

Kingussie is very fortunate to have so many wonderful footpaths around the town – many of which are actively developed and managed by KCDC volunteers. KCDC are pleased to announce that our Five Year Path Plan has now been published on the website. This plan sets our our objectives relating to the path network around […]

Woodland storm damage continued…

KCDC has had further communication from Pitmain Estate about their approach to clearing fallen trees as follows: Tom Baraidh Woods The paths within the wood should be cleared this week but this will be paths only. There will be further work to do. Golf Course Circular This path will be closed at the Shepherd’s Hut […]

Woodland storm damage

Following the recent storms KCDC have been liaising with Pitmain Estate (as the major woodland landowner) regarding the storm damage to the woods and the health and safety aspects for those using the woods. Pitmain Estate have engaged a forestry consultant to provide an overall assessments of the damage and to establish a plan to […]

Changing landscapes…

Storms Arwen, Malik and Corrie have certainly left their mark on Kingussie and Badenoch! Storm Corrie, in particular, has devastated some of the woodland around the town and blocked many of the footpaths. The pictures below show just some of the trees brought down within the Mill Trail and near the Hydro Bridge: Fortunately, and […]