Monthly Archives: December 2013

Derek Robertson

Throughout Year of Natural Scotland we have been fortunate to have the noted artist Derek Robertson working as our ‘Artist in Residence’ at Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve.  Here he reflects on a remarkable year. As the year comes to a … Continue reading

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Sensing Landscape: Ridge, Route, Trail and Path

Rachel Mimiec, our National Scenic Areas Artist in Residence, reports from the dramatic landscape of Glencoe and Ben Nevis. As well as walking with groups over the past few weeks I have also been out for walks with individuals who … Continue reading

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The world beneath our feet

Soil is an absolutely key resource across the world. Here in Scotland we rely on the quality of our soil for the crops we grow, our stunning natural landscapes and the high standard of water quality we enjoy. Indeed soil … Continue reading

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Young Scots capture Year of Natural Scotland

The idea was simple – take a photo of an outdoor experience and share it on an app for others to vote on.  Our aim – to inspire young people to enjoy Scotland’s outdoors. So we teamed-up with Young Scot, … Continue reading

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Sensing Landscape: Walking, Talking and Spotting

Rachel Mimiec, our NSA Artist in Residence, gives us another update on her work from Glen Nevis and Glencoe. Over the past week I have been out with a few different walking groups. There is a great network of groups … Continue reading

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