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Scotland votes to end mass culling of Mountain Hares. June 2020

On Wednesday 17th June, after much pressure from conservationists, the Scottish Parliament voted to give Mountain Hares special protection under the Wildlife and Countryside Act. More on this story here: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/18/scotland-to-ban-mass-culling-of-mountain-hares    

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A wee pause…

Hi all, this is the inevitable notification that due to the Covid-19 virus we will not be running any events at Three Hares for a little while until we have more of a grasp on the situation. We had thought … Continue reading

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New Paid and Volunteer Opportunities at Three Hares Woodland!

We are in the final year of our initial 5 year lease engaging local communities with the Three Hares Woodland, around the values of Well being, Biodiversity and Education. For us to secure a lease at £1/year for 99 years, … Continue reading

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28th July 2019 – Community Campfire Day

28th July 12-4pm… We are beginning the first of many free MONTHLY COMMUNITY CAMPFIRE DAYS on the 28th July. Campfire days will be the LAST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH and will vary in flavour, from ecotherapy to foraging, conservation work … Continue reading

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Ecotopia

Check out ecotopiabiketour.net Watch out here for more info about a skillshare day and communal meal with them at Three Hares Woodland.

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Compost Toilet Build. 8th, 9th,13th & 14th April 2019

No previous experience necessary!  Come down to Three Hares from midday on 8th and 9th April to help prep the site of our Compost Toilet. The build will take place on the 13th and 14th April from 10am.  Just turn … Continue reading

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Tree Care Day 7th April 2019

It’s happening now!  Today!  Get yourselves down to Three Hares to help with protecting our young trees with deer guards and weeding the base of the trees to stop growth competition. Also, a shout out to get in touch if … Continue reading

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Hut Celebration Postponed

It is with much disappointment that we have to cancel the hut build celebration this weekend and rearrange for another date. Today Dalkeith Police contacted Three Hares to inform us that Midlothian Council had been in touch with them, reporting … Continue reading

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Hut Celebration!

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First Day of Round Wood Timber Frame Course

  We have begun the hut build!  The first day (Monday 30th July, 2018) consisted of much draw knife action debarking the larch poles.  The scent and the colour of the bark were wonderful!  Ash mallets were also created.  A … Continue reading

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