Rus­sell sup­ports rare wood­lands

The Oban Times - - News -

AR­GYLL and Bute MSP Michael Rus­sell has spoke out in par­lia­ment in sup­port of Scot­land’s rare wood­lands.

The MSP put for­ward a mo­tion in Oc­to­ber high­light­ing Plantlife Scot­land’s Se­cret’s of the Celtic Rain­for­est pro­ject, which aims to raise aware­ness of the wood­lands.

A de­bate was held on Jan­uary 5 and MSPs, in­clud­ing Aileen McLeod, min­is­ter for en­vi­ron­ment, cli­mate change and land re­form, put for­ward their sup­port for greater aware­ness and con­ser­va­tion ef­forts for the habi­tat.

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