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Going Viral – Muir of Dinnet NNR

No, not the staff, but the blog (I wish!). However, following government advice, I’m afraid our office, visitor centre and public toilets are closed until further notice. While most of us should be ok, unless we all starve to death … Continue reading

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Snakes and Sea Eagles – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Hello out there. Hope you are all well, being able to find stuff in the supermarket (it was really bare this morning) and enjoying the oncoming spring. To be honest, I wouldn’t mind having to self-isolate for a week too … Continue reading

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Adding up to Spring – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s spring! We’ve finally had the first adders of the year on Monday this week. Thanks to the heavy snow last week and the stormy conditions this year, the adders have been late in waking up. I can’t remember the … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – Muir of Dinnet NNR

So, that’s 2019 pretty much done with. How was it for you? I’m really lucky in that I do a job that involves getting to see stuff that I’m interested in –  I, like most other folk in this line … Continue reading

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September Swans – Muir of Dinnet NNR

This is a beautiful pine tree. I’d guess it’s 80-100 years old, around 60 feet high and the sun dappling through the branches is just gorgeous. Unfortunately, it’s probably going to die as the wildfire from last week looks to … Continue reading

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Trees, Thrushes and The Start of the Works! – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been a busy old week and I’m quite relieved it’s almost over. It started early doors on Monday, with the tree surgeons arriving to take down a big Douglas fir that had been damaged in the last high winds. … Continue reading

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September Sun & Showers – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Well, that’s us officially into autumn, now that September has arrived. And it’s felt like it too –  the frost light didn’t go off in the car all the way to work on Monday. The trees are looking a bit … Continue reading

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Snakes and Sunshine – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been a fairly warm and sunny week. make the best of it, though, that’s all supposed to change over the weekend, with cool north-westerlies and rain forecast. I wonder if any geese will arrive with the north wind from … Continue reading

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Thundery and Rumbley – Muir of Dinnet NNR

So. I’m sitting here writing this, wondering idly if the local thunderstorm will knock out the power or internet before I finish. We were off-line (and wasn’t it lovely, though you do wonder what’s piling up) for a week after … Continue reading

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Summer Sun – Muir of Dinnet NNR

What a week! the weather has improved steadily until, as I write this, it’s 26 degrees outside and I’m quite glad of the cool in the office. Such a difference from Monday, when it rained all day. Even Tuesday was … Continue reading

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