Monthly Archives: September 2016

The fruit is out there

Autumn … we explore the ‘Season of mellow fruitfulness’ with our  Rambling Brambler, aka Jim Carruthers, Battleby’s gardener. The time of brambling is upon us. You and yours should take advantage of this fine autumn weather and get out there … Continue reading

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The life and times of Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve – butterflies and dragonflies

It’s not all about trees and eagles, you know! One of the many tasks that we carry out here at Beinn Eighe NNR during the summer months is butterfly surveys. Butterflies are an extremely useful indicator of the overall health … Continue reading

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Biodiversity on the move!

Millie Pringle is a student at Wallington High School for Girls, and recently spent a week’s internship with SNH and the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Here she shares some thoughts on how we could involve more people in spreading the benefits … Continue reading

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Eye-opening weekend at the Isle of May NNR

Most people head out to the Isle of May in spring and summer to see the masses of nesting puffins, terns, guillemots and other seabirds the island is famous for. Right now, it’s not a busy time for the May … Continue reading

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A Bridge over Endrick Water

Poetry in motion as SNH’s Danielle Casey, joined by a band of merry friends and colleagues, cycles the John Muir Way We embark on our journey Beguiled by sakura A motley of cyclists Racer, mountain and tourer Charging through the … Continue reading

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An eight-year-old’s first underwater experience on the North West Highlands Snorkel Trail

The Scottish Wildlife Trust’s ‘Living Seas’ project has launched a snorkel trail of nine coastal sites, that showcase the stunning coastal habitats that Sutherland and Wester Ross have to offer. This coastal edge, a continuous seam of frill, indent and … Continue reading

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Bass Rock gannets scoop British Wildlife Photography Award

We offer our congratulations to Charlie Everitt on winning the ‘Habitat’ category of the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016.  Charlie is well known for leading so much of our work in tackling wildlife crime.  Here, Charlie gives us an insight … Continue reading

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Nature and “cryptic” art – it’s there, you just have to see it

Artist Anne Gilchrist’s work concentrates entirely on the natural world. Her work in Scottish woodlands takes time to meditate on our relationship with nature. With guided walks she directs her audience to find art generated by its immediate environment and … Continue reading

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