A YOUNG conservationist from the Wee County has already made his mark protecting some of Scotland’s must vulnerable rivers at the age of just 22.

Clackmannanshire’s very own Niall Provan is part of a select team working on the Larig Restoration Project, part of the wider River Teith Catchment Project, in an initiative to protect Scotland’s rivers from climate change.

The work undertaken seeks to improve the River Larig and its surrounding habitat through large scale tree planting in addition to in-river and bankside restoration works.