Monthly Archives: July 2014

Species of the month

Mason bee When you hear about pollination, probably ‘honey bees’ come to mind, or perhaps ‘bumblebees’. These bees are indeed important pollinating agents, but, as Athayde Tonhasca explains, many other insects contribute to this vital ecological service – particularly solitary … Continue reading

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Sensing Landscapes: Journeys Through Ben Nevis and Glen Coe.

Rachel Mimiec, our National Scenic Areas Artist in Residence, provides a final post from Glencoe. My residency culminated at Glencoe Village Hall at the end of June. I invited everybody who had engaged with me as part of the residency … Continue reading

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Family favourites

There are many successful father and daughter teams in modern society. Think of acting and you might cite Henry and Jane Fonda, or John Voight and his daughter Angelina Jolie, whilst in music there was Frank and Nancy Sinatra. Entomology … Continue reading

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Noss birds to feature in short documentary!

This month the Noss NNR wardens have been joined by a visitor with a very specific mission. Stephen Parker is working on the completion of his Masters degree in Wildlife Documentary Production from the University of Salford. For his dissertation … Continue reading

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Enjoy the outdoors in and around Golspie

Golspie is rightly well known for its stunning links golf course on the shores of the Moray Firth, but the area has plenty to offer those who aren’t naturals on the fairways. Our area manager, Lesley Cranna, provides an insight … Continue reading

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