Tag Archives: Beaver

Importance of Loch of the Lowes

Today is World Wetlands DayWorld Wetlands Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the international importance of all wetlands, from peat bogs to marsh lands, and highlighting the threats that they face. Wetlands are a magnet to a variety … Continue reading

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Beavers want your vote!!

Please vote beaver! We’re delighted that the successful reintroduction of European beavers to Scotland has been nominated for Wildlife Success of the Year in the 2017 BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards. Voting is open until Tuesday 28 February.

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Highlights from 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, here are the highlights of the year January, February These two months saw us busily preparing activities for the events for the coming season. March In March we had two events, ‘Spring equinox – … Continue reading

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What do you mean we have no chicks?

We might not have any Osprey chicks but there is still a lot happening in and around the centre. After a weekend of wet and weary weather we have had a glorious day of sunshine and the loch has been … Continue reading

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A hopeful volunteer and a stubborn beaver….

Here at loch of the Lowes spring appears to be, for all intents and purposes, underway. Mallard ducklings are now becoming a regular sight, the lush foliage of the birch trees is becoming harder for osprey watch volunteers to peer … Continue reading

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Wildlife Diary Tuesday 1st October

There’s been some wonderful wildlife sightings here at the Loch over the last couple of days. This morning a Slavonian Grebe (also known as a Horned Grebe) was spotted playing around in the lilypads and has subsequently chummed up with … Continue reading

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