September 17, 2017 Education Camy How to take Hardwood Cuttings Getting some training on how to take hardwood cuttings from our friend, Billy Fairlie. Thanks again, Billy for giving up your time to help us. Related Articles Uneaten Beech Mast Posted On March 20, 2014 A lot of uneaten beech mast (seed) at Kirkmabreck. Probably an indication of the mild winter as in a cold winter this would be more… Egg Cases of Thornback & Spotted Rays Posted On March 16, 2014 Whilst beach cleaning we found these egg cases of Thornback Ray (Raja clavata) – bottom; and Spotted Ray (Raja montagui) – top. Crossbills in Knockman Woods Posted On February 1, 2015 Can also be heard singing at this time of the year as they breed very early in the year so that they can take advantage of crops of cones on conifer trees before the cones open with the warmth of the spring sunshine and shed their seeds.