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Diary entries from Creag Meagaidh (Part 2)

The 2017-2018 intake of SNH Graduate Placements took to the Highlands in mid December to visit Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve (NNR). As part of their training and development, they ventured out to learn more about reserve management and volunteering. … Continue reading

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Diary entries from Creag Meagaidh (Part 1)

The 2017-2018 SNH graduates took to the Scottish Highlands in a cold December to learn more about reserve management, and volunteering at Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve. Steven Sinclair, our Year of Young People 2018 graduate, provides a narrative about … 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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Dick Balharry

With the recent death of Dick Balharry we lost a friend, colleague and formidable champion of wild land. A largely self-taught naturalist, Dick was created a MBE in 1996, and received an Honorary Doctorate in Science from Abertay University in … Continue reading

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Magical Creag Meagaidh

A National Nature Reserve since 1986 Creag Meagaidh straddles the west and east Highlands and is a popular summer visitor destination. With well-marked paths, picnic areas and a lively information shelter it has a lot to offer. A range of … Continue reading

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Creag Meagaidh update

From the wild and windswept mountain plateau to a woodland that’s slowly finding its feet again, Creag Meagaidh feels like the Highlands compressed into one nature reserve. Rare mountain plants like woolly willow and Highland saxifrage battle against the elements, … Continue reading

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Creag Meagaidh diary

Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve is managed by Scottish Natural Heritage. It’s one of a suite of reserves that help protect an amazing range of wildlife and landscapes, and each one is waiting to be discovered by you. The Creag Meagaidh … Continue reading

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