Beinn Eighe: the first the first 70 years of Britain’s original National Nature Reserve

Beinn Eighe was declared Britain’s first National Nature Reserve in 1951, and is now celebrating its 70th anniversary year. Ian Sargent looks back over the history of the reserve and describes how management has changed, how monitoring has progressed to assess both herbivore impacts and the outcomes of management, and the wildlife of Beinn Eighe.