Tag Archives: nature

North and South – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Hello folks. Just back after a week’s holiday and straight into preparing for the Europarcs visit. Europarcs is, as the name suggests, and organisation of people working in protected areas – like NNRS or National Parks…across Europe. This year, the … Continue reading

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In Your Back garden – Guest Blog -Muir of Dinnet NNR

This week, we have a guest blog from Chair of the NE Biodiversity Partnership, Ewen Cameron, about wildlife in your back garden and what you can do to help it. Thanks Ewen. After another wonderful Summer of wildlife at Dinnet … Continue reading

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September Sun – Muir of Dinnet NNR

I really don’t think I can convince myself it’s summer anymore. The geese are on the move and there’s a distinct bite to the air in the mornings now. If you do want to pretend, you can tell yourself that … Continue reading

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Mushroom Magic – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Late August can be a quiet time of year for wildlife. In fact, late summer is one of the hardest times of year to blog, as it can seem like there’s very little going on. All the birds have finished … Continue reading

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Butterflies and Beasties – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been yet another cracking week on the reserve. Yes, we’ve had some rain….enough to make the grass grow, certainly… but plenty of sunshine too. There have been loads of butterflies around and, after the scotch arguses, the peacocks have … Continue reading

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Autumnal August – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been another warm week on the reserve…but the weather does seem to be changing. I’m sure the glorious summer has been nice if you don’t have to work in it, but it has been heat hell while working…especially if … Continue reading

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Sizzling Summer – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been yet another scorching week on the reserve. Rain is  still in short supply …but visitors aren’t! It’s shaping up to be our busiest month EVER…if we have more than another 150  visitors by the end of the month, … Continue reading

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Holiday Buzz – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Well, that’s us into the second week of the school holidays and there’s a real buzz about the reserve, with loads of visitors going around. Our fun day, last Friday, was really busy and we had a super day with … Continue reading

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Damp and Dry – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Finally, finally, we’ve had some rain. Not a massive amount and not really proper rain either- more drizzle, really, or what we’d call “smirr” in the NE of Scotland – but at least it has started to damp down the countryside … Continue reading

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Scorchio Part II – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been another glorious week on the reserve. Still no rain though…but the  school holidays start today in Aberdeenshire, and that’s usually a cue for it to come on and forget to stop. The heat and the dryness is baking … Continue reading

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