NTS staff have been getting trained to climb trees recently as part of our bat and bird conservation work.
Four countryside staff received training over a whole week on how to climb trees safely to check for any signs of bat roosts.
Over the coming years, this will prove invaluable when tree holes need to be checked for signs of bats on those trees which have been damaged and require tree surgery. This should ensure that bats are not harmed during such essential health and safety work.
Haddo House South Wing
The Trust has successfully negotiated the acquisition of some of the original contents of the South Wing of Haddo House, including the intact Ivy Room and original 19th century furnishings from the house.
The Trust is currently consulting over the future use of the South Wing.
The Trust shows its true colours
The Trust, with the help from colleagues in the National Trust, have introduced blue wool dosimeters to help record levels of light.
The pre-faded pop up dosimeters will help staff to explain how damaging daylight can be to collections.
The dosimeters are being rolled out at Falkland Palace and The Hill House.
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The Conservation Services & Projects Department performs 3 functions:
- We provide professional conservation advice and activity to properties and colleagues to a consistent and high standard;
- We serve as a 'Conservation Conscience' for the Trust, ensuring awareness and delivery of the Trust's Conservation Principles.
- We support the organisation through the effective management of our central project and property planning functions.
We are guided by:
- Conservation Principles & Policies
- Our Corporate Plan
- Property Statements
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