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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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Species of the month

Pine marten Seldom seen, the pine marten is a furred woodland dweller that likes to make its moves by night. It was pushed to the brink of UK extinction in the past through human persecution and loss of habitat, and … Continue reading

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Getting close to Highland wildlife

It’s been an exciting year so far on the National Nature Reserves (NNRs) we look after in the Highlands, as we’ve been using remote cameras to get a better look at some of the nesting birds. At Corrieshalloch Gorge NNR … Continue reading

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