Tag Archives: spring

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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Trees, Bees and Little Cuties – Muir of Dinnet NNR

We’re finally getting some rain. And, my, hasn’t it just made things grow? The grass, sulking quietly in the drought, has suddenly shot up and all the trees are grateful for a drink. But, underneath it all, the ground is … Continue reading

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May Madness – Muir of Dinnet NNR

What a week! We’ve gone from what felt like a tropical start to the week to snow on Friday. yes, snow. But that’s Scotland in springtime for you, can’t make up its mind about anything. I always feel a bit … Continue reading

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April Mists – Muir of Dinnet NNR

What a glorious Easter! Best I can remember and fortunately no-one set fire to the reserve- always a worry on a fine weekend when there’s a high fire risk. I wasn’t surprised when we had 53 children for our Easter … Continue reading

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Hellos and Goodbyes – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s really, finally, properly felt like spring this week. Though that took a day or two, there was fresh snow on Morven on Monday and it was bitterly cold until Tuesday. Then the temperature jumped by 10 degrees! What a … Continue reading

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Snakes and Spring Flowers – Muir of Dinnet NNR

At least the weather has improved a bit for the second week of the school holidays! We’ve had a couple of cracking days on Tuesday and Wednesday…but I didn’t expect to wake up to find the world grey with frost … Continue reading

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April Showers – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Well, here we are in April. And, no sooner we are than it’s turned showery. Well, of course it did, it’s the school holidays. Some of those showers have even been snow on the highest bits of the reserve. It’s … Continue reading

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