This page is no longer updated. The Macaulay Land Use Research Institute joined forces with SCRI on 1 April 2011 to create The James Hutton Institute.
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The machair can be described by its component parts of the Physical Landscape and the Human Landscape
It is the relationships and interactions between the various components that
contribute to the machair's unique value as both a semi-natural habitat of
conservation importance, and a landscape with great cultural significance.