Monthly Archives: January 2018

Inspiring and educating about the natural world

Steven Sinclair is our Year of Young People 2018 Graduate Placement. He is working on engaging young people with nature, and is involved with National Nature Reserve communications. He tells us about his volunteering experience. Tell us a bit about … Continue reading

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Habitat Map of Scotland, our favourite habitats – Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands [H6150]

The Habitat Map of Scotland is mapping our habitats of European importance. This is one of our most important upland habitats. In the wider European Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification this corresponds to E4.21 (Oroboreal Carex bigelowii-Racomitrium moss-heaths) No, … Continue reading

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Advance, entrench, hold the line

This is the NNR front line – the place where Scotland’s coast is growing fastest, pushing eastwards into the North Sea. On average, Tentsmuir Point has expanded by nearly five metres each year for more than two centuries. It’s a … Continue reading

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The many attractions and benefits of volunteering

Our Themed Month for January will throw a spotlight on Environmental Volunteering.  We are delighted to get the ball rolling with an insight on the attraction of volunteering from Peter Cunningham.  A retiree, Peter highlights the many attractions and benefits … Continue reading

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