Monthly Archives: March 2014

Species of the month

Raven Tumbling in the sky, ‘gronking’ noisily, the raven is one of the most distinctive and charismatic birds in Scotland. Few birds however, provoke such a range of contradictory emotions as the raven. On the one hand this is a … Continue reading

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The remarkable Martin Martin

A few years ago Scottish Natural Heritage mounted an exhibition called Highland Naturalists which celebrated the work of people from all walks of life who had contributed much to our understanding of Scotland’s natural world.  Most made their mark in … Continue reading

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Sensing Landscape: Mountain Culture

Rachel Mimiec, our National Scenic Areas Artist in Residence, provides a March update as she settles down to work in the studio. I am back in Glasgow working in my studio having completed my final site visit. This marks the … Continue reading

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Rat’s life

Rum National Nature Reserve is internationally important for breeding Manx shearwaters.  It is reckoned that around 23% of the world’s population of this remarkable seabird breed on this Hebridean island. Sean Carlisle is currently working on Rum as part of … Continue reading

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