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Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve

Several of Scotland’s highest Munros, teeming with wildlife and much-loved by walkers.

Upcoming Events

Flora and fauna of the hillside

25 Jul 2018 - 22 Aug 2018
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If you're a hill walker who would like to know more about the plants and wildlife around you or if you're training to be a mountain leader, then this could be the walk for you. 

Ben Lawers, the peak of plant conservation

25 Jul 2018
Paid Event

An illustrated talk on the management of one of Britain's most important nature reserves.

A kid's-eye view of Ben Lawers

31 Jul 2018 - 28 Aug 2018
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A children's nature walk on the Edramucky Trail.

Hillside Safari

8 Aug 2018
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Experience the rich flora of the lower slopes of this famous botanical nature reserve and the varied wildlife flourishing in restored native plant communities.

A ditch in time - maintaining Scotland's mountain paths

8 Aug 2018
Paid Event

Join us for an illustrated talk on the vital work carried out by our Mountain Path Team.

An introduction to real navigation

10 Aug 2018
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Don’t rely on your GPS or phone, get to grips with the basics of how to use a map and compass in the hills. The route will involve rough ground and moderate gradients so requires a reasonable level of fitness.

Upland plant identification course for habitat surveys

18 Aug 2018
Paid Event

Learn to identify key upland plants on this 2-day course.

Photographing mountain plants

22 Aug 2018
Paid Event

An illustrated talk on the challenges of photographing plants in their natural habitats

Practical navigation

31 Aug 2018
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Intended as a sequel to “An introduction to real navigation” or a refresher for those who already have some knowledge of using a map and compass to find their way in the hills, this walk will focus on the practical application of navigation skills to hillwalking.