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Investment – worth every penny!

Blawhorn Moss, NNR Well, we have truly started 2023 with a bang! For many years the number one complaint with our visitors regarding Blawhorn Moss was about the condition of the access track which leads to our reserve car park. … Continue reading

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A chilly hen harrier count

Flanders Moss NNR Over winter we carry out regular hen harrier bird counts which feed into the RSPB’s National Winter Roost Survey. As many of you will know hen harriers are one of the UK’s most threatened and persecuted birds … Continue reading

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Going batty at Blawhorn

Blawhorn Moss NNR A guest blog from the Oatridge Rangers & Countryside Stewards (ORCS), Chris Crawford and Emma Stevens-Veitch Emma – Last summer, my ORCS colleague, Chris Crawford and I were excited to lead on a project to discover if … Continue reading

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Going out with a bang

Stirling NNRs After almost 2 years I am saying bye to the bogs. Emma recently asked what my highlights were, and it was very difficult to answer because it’s all been sooo good. Until I started working on the NNRs … Continue reading

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Winding down to Christmas

As we come towards the end of our last working week of the year and get ready for Christmas it’s a time to look back and today we’ve been talking in the team about our highlights from the year gone … Continue reading

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A mega, frosty Christmas tree forage

Flanders Moss NNR A mega turnout for this year’s volunteer Christmas tree harvest on the bog. Lots of NatureScot staff came out as well as a few of our regular volunteers. Maybe it was the frozen bog (low risk of … Continue reading

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Birthday on the bog

Flanders Moss NNR I can’t think of a better way to spend my birthday than to be at Flanders Moss on a day like today with a piece of Steve’s famous Yorkshire Parkin cake. The sun was shining and after … Continue reading

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Winter is here

Flanders Moss NNR Well it’s safe to say winter has well and truly arrived. We had a very frosty day today out on Flanders Moss. The sun did appear but it didn’t warm up much. Ellie and I joined two … Continue reading

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Magnificent magnification

Flanders Moss NNR Something new has appeared on the moss, allowing us all to take a closer look at nature (as long as it doesn’t crawl away!) Inspired by something spotted on a recent wander, we’ve crafted these two new … Continue reading

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Shrubs and spuds

Flanders Moss NNR A brief blog on how potatoes mark the start of Winter for the Stirling NNR team. Our annual gorse-bashing session landed on the brief window of lovely weather last week. Arriving on a rather atmospheric boggy meadow … Continue reading

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