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InspirationCommunity completes historic land buyout, and vows to rewild

Community completes historic land buyout, and vows to rewild

A rewilding community that created its own nature reserve after completing one of Scotland’s largest ever land buyouts has done it again.

Under the aegis of the Langholm Initiative charity, the community raised £3.8m via crowdfunding to buy 5,200 acres from the Duke of Buccleuch last year. This week, it built on that success, raising £2.2m to buy 5,300 more acres.

This will double the size of the …

Source video: Tarras Valley Nature Reserve on Youtube

Source image: shilmar / Pixabay

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