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Accessible and Sustainable
Paul Thompson, Ranger at Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve writes about the history surrounding the NNR. The NTS cares for over 75000ha of countryside, large proportions of which lie in national parks, nature reserves and scenic areas.
In 1943, only one in a hundred crofts in the Highlands had electricity. But in just a few decades, affordable electricity would transform the way people lived. Hydro power made this possible. Lawers Dam is part of SSE’s Breadalbane hydro-electric scheme.
Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve
Ben Lawers is the highest mountain in the central highlands at 1214m (3984ft) and gives it’s name to a whole estate which includes seven mountains in the Lawers and Tarmachan ranges which overlook Loch Tay.
A photography album of scenery from the Killin area.