Tag Archives: Beinn Eighe NNR

Beauty and innovation at Beinn Eighe NNR

George Winter, from Derby, recently spent 4 months volunteering at Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve. However, this was far from his first time volunteering for outdoor work! Here he tells us about how his passion for the Scottish Highlands grew … Continue reading

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Building a career through volunteering

Jack Ward, our Deer Stalker and Reserve Officer at Beinn Eighe NNR, tells us how he got into deer management through volunteering. I have volunteered for different organisations since the age of 15. Initially for a charity called the Deer … Continue reading

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Beinn Eighe’s hidden Gem

Beinn Eighe NNR might be best known for Scots pine, red deer and golden eagles, but if you happen to be walking the old ‘Pony path’ into the heart of the Reserve, and you take a glance down at your feet … Continue reading

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Woodland restructuring – creating natural woodlands at Beinn Eighe NNR

As the wildlife at Beinn Eighe NNR busily prepares for winter, it’s a busy time too for our team, as work continues on improving and expanding the native woodlands at the reserve. Over the years we have undertaken a number … Continue reading

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Beinn Eighe

Douglas Gibson works at our Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve.  Sometimes people stop him and ask “What do you actually DO on that reserve?  Wonder no more, here Douglas lifts the lid on some fairly typical activities. A visitor quite … Continue reading

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Mountain badgers at Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve

It’s true that animals can pop up in unusual places. Viewers of the recent series of BBC’s Springwatch will have seen a badger swimming out to an island on Minsmere RSPB reserve, and been amazed to witness an adder scaling … Continue reading

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Let the fun(ding) begin – first reserve set to get even better

A recent award of £148 500 to help refurbish the visitor centre at Britain’s oldest National Nature Reserve (NNR) is great news for future visitors, for the local Wester Ross community and for SNH. The funding, from the European Regional … Continue reading

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