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Beaver Guided Walks starting soon

Spring is definitely well on the way now and your chances of spotting a beaver in Knapdale are increasing with the lighter evenings.  Our guided walks are about to begin over the Easter period. Why not join us for one … Continue reading

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Beavers at the Botanic Gardens.

Edinburgh went beaver mad over the valentines weekend this year! The beaver education team were out in force at the Royal Botanic Gardens inviting the public to take part in a range of fun activities.   There was a giant … Continue reading

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Meet the scientists drop in event

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Lots of lessons.

Our Education Ranger has been very busy for the last couple of weeks visiting schools and giving Primary children lessons about beavers and other wildlife. P5 children at Dalintober Primary School in Campbeltown have just taken part in the two beaver lessons … Continue reading

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a great start to the year

Its an exciting start to 2015 at the Scottish Beaver Trial: We have the dates finalised for this years (2015) Guided Site walks.  They will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6pm, leaving from the Barnluasgan car park and visitor information centre … Continue reading

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Bruce’s Christmas Carol

‘Phew! That’s a relief’ sighed Bruce, as teetering on top of a pile of logs; he attached the star to the top of the lodge’s Christmas tree.  ‘Don’t forget you’re taking the kits to the Stramash do in Oban this … Continue reading

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Partners publish final Scottish Beaver Trial report

The partner organisations behind the Scottish Beaver Trial (SBT), the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) and the Scottish Wildlife Trust, today published their final report on this groundbreaking project that saw the first ever official trial mammal reintroduction into … Continue reading

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Home improvements

It’s home improvement time for the beavers of Knapdale. Food is being cashed and stored underwater for the winter in the cool waters of the lochs – natures natural fridges. Now the beavers are working on adding insulation to their … Continue reading

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Bruce Goes Bump in the Night

It was a braw, bricht, moonlicht nicht when Bruce set off on his final trip of the year. The nights were drawing in fast and he wanted to visit all his woodland pals before they hibernated like Shona Squirrel, or … Continue reading

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Zest for the outdoor life.

11 teenagers from the Zoo and Environment Skills Training (ZEST) hosted and run by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland at Edinburgh Zoo arrived at Beaver Trial HQ last week to experience what working on a conservation project entails. They came well prepared … Continue reading

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