Technical stuff

If you're looking for the 'small print', this is where to find it.

Freedom of information requests

Listed below are all the Freedom of Information requests the project has received since the beginning of the delivery phase (July 2020):

  • Requester sought an annual breakdown of project spending and contracts awarded. The information was provided and the requester was directed to this link.
  • Requester sought a list of the events and activities held in Carrbridge and the number of attendees at each. The information held was provided and the requester was directed to this link.
  • Requester sought names of those in attendance at 'Capercaillie Working Group' meetings on specific dates. The request was similar in nature to another received by the same requester. Some of the information previously provided was repeated and the requester was directed to this link.
  • Requester sought an attendance list for the 'Capercaillie working group' meetings on specific dates. The information held was provided and the requester was directed to this link.

Governance and management

The Project Board meet every 3 months to review the project’s progress towards it's approved purposes and submit a formal progress report to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF). The latest progress report is here: Project Progress Report: 1 April - 30 June 2021

The Project Board operates under a Memorandum of Agreement  The membership of the Board and meeting notes can be found here.

Every 3 months the NLHF meet with the Project Manager and a member of the Project Board to review and discuss the project’s progress towards it's approved purposes. The NLHF also monitor and support the project through adhoc meetings as required.

The Operational Management Team, which operates under a Partnership Agreement, is responsible for offering advice and support to help join up and strengthen the project's work. The membership of the Operational Management Team and meeting notes can be found here.

Images

All the capercaillie images on this website were taken under a NatureScot licence by Mark Hamblin of SCOTLAND: The Big Picture

We'd like to thank Huw Oliver and Catriona Parmenter for kindly donating their images to the site.

All of the images are under copyright, so please get in touch if you're interested in using them.

Managing capercaillie data

All capercaillie information collected through this website is managed in accordance with the Capercaillie Data Sharing Policy.

Managing your data

All personal information collected through this website is managed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will not, under any circumstances, share it with a third party or sell it. It will only ever be used for the purposes for which it was obtained and until such time as you ask for it to be removed.

Maps

Some of the maps displayed in this website contain Ordnance Survey Premium API data. These data are provided under their OS API Terms and Conditions. You can use these data for personal and non-commercial use only. You are not permitted to download, store or extract any of the Premium API data.

Open licence

We are committed to ensuring the greatest possible public, social and economic benefit from the project's work. If you’d like to use, share and reuse any of the resources on this website, including images, reports, content, sound and video recordings please get in touch.

Research reports

Analysing the genetic diversity of the capercaillie population in the Cairngorms National Park - Progress Report: Dec 2020 - May 2021

Predator Monitoring Survey within Kinveachy Forest Special Protection Area, January 2021 - A study commissioned by the Carrbridge Capercaillie Group

Tenders

Listed below are all the tenders issued by the project since the beginning of the delivery phase (July 2020):

June 2021: Developing a new approach to estimating the size of the UK capercaillie population using genetic material Awarded to: RZSS

June 2021: Evaluation film brief - Sharing the learning and achievements of the mountain biking community; working to deliver conservation solutions in the Cairngorms National Park Awarded to: James Hutton Limited

April 2021: Path improvements - design phase: To enable thriving capercaillie areas around Carrbridge and paths and outdoor spaces around the village for all residents and visitors to enjoy (Issued on behalf of the Carrbridge Capercaillie Group) Awarded to: Philip Thompson Ltd

February 2021: Visitor research brief: To enable thriving capercaillie areas and high quality sustainable visitor experiences in Abernethy Forest, Rothiemurchus and Glenmore Forest Park Awarded to: Heritage Pathfinder Ltd

November 2020: Revised capercaillie national population estimate (Issued on behalf of the Carrbridge Capercaillie Group) Awarded to: Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

November 2020: Trail camera study of predator activity in core capercaillie areas within Kinveachy Forest (Issued on behalf of the Carrbridge Capercaillie Group) Awarded to: Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

October 2020: Developing and delivering a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project Awarded to: The Evaluator

October 2020: Analysing the genetic diversity of the capercaillie population in the Cairngorms National Park  Awarded to: RZSS

July 2020: Capercaillie brood surveying on Seafield and Strathspey Estates, Summer 2020 Awarded to: Highland Field & Forest / Instinct

July 2020: Capercaillie brood surveying on Rothiemurchus Estate, Summer 2020 Awarded to: Highland Field & Forest / Instinct