#148 Merlin Becker: Otterburn research, fire ecology, mountain hare populations....

Updated: Jul 24




I sit down with Merlin Becker, who previously worked for the GWCT at their model research farm in Scotland. We discuss methods of sustainable land management tackling a wide spectrum of topics: from the Otterburn research project to the use of fire for ecological sustainability; we delve into the crossover between traditional knowledge and science and talk through the new hare counting methodology, curlew conservation and raven control.


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Otterburn Project: https://www.gwct.org.uk/policy/policy-reports/waders-on-the-fringe/


Hare counting: https://www.gwct.org.uk/scotland/advice/mountain-hares-and-mobile-apps/


Curlew: https://www.gwct.org.uk/advisory/briefings/curlew/


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