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How time *flies*

The Loch Leven NNR blog has been somewhat inactive over the past few weeks and for that I apologise. There are a whole manner of excuses I could come up with but I won’t bore you with those. Instead, lets … Continue reading

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Winter and Spring combined

The weather has been all over the place over the weekend here at Loch Leven NNR. It’s been warm during the day but quite cold at night. Today there has been blasts of snow and sleet with prolonged sunshine in-between. … Continue reading

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The happiness continues…

Another week has passed at Loch Leven, and boy has it been nice. Actually, not just nice, it’s been very nice, and it wasn’t just the weather… If I’m honest, I’ve found the past few weeks somewhat uninspiring. Obviously I have … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Tentsmuir NNR

This week we have another guest blog from another SRUC student at another NNR. This time it’s Tentsmuir NNR, a reserve that I mentioned a couple of weeks back as I’d been planting a new reedbed/filter bed system at Morton … Continue reading

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Update: Spring is still springing

The first couple of days of this week have been great for birding as most birds are gearing up for the coming season; Spring, and this means lots of displaying and singing! Obviously, they display and sing to attract a … Continue reading

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Preparation for the coming season

It’s been a nice week weather-wise with cold, crisp mornings that have warmed up throughout the day giving us some very Spring-like conditions. The wildlife around the loch has certainly felt the beginning of the changing of the season, and … Continue reading

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Why lay a hedge?

As shown in last Friday’s blog, we laid the hedge that runs along the side of the path by Mary’s Gate. I left you with the sight of our finished product; a neat and tidy, laid hedge. But, I had … Continue reading

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Hedge laying!

As promised on the Scotland’s NNRs Facebook page, here’s the blog post you’ve been waiting for! Before getting into the main subject though, here’s what’s about the loch at the moment… With the ever so slightly changeable weather (understatement), the … Continue reading

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Here, there, everywhere

Hello! Apologies for the lack of posts on the Loch Leven blog, fortunately Jeremy did one whilst I was away. “Where have you been?” I hear you ask, so I’ll tell you… On Sunday the 5th I headed up north … Continue reading

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Loch Leven NNR in the Snow

Loch Leven is looking fine today in the snow. While i was out doing chores I grabbed the opportunity to take a few photos. The Lomands were shrouded in mist most of the day. I had a small window to … Continue reading

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