Monthly Archives: March 2019

Lift off!

Sunday 31st March comments: Today marks a significant day in the history of the Isle of May as thirty years ago today; the last lighthouse keepers departed the island for the very last time. On 31st March 1989, a helicopter … Continue reading

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Sorting the May

Saturday 30th March comments: Slowly and surely we are sorting the Isle of May. We’ve been here since Monday and we’ve cleaned, scrubbed, sorted, organised and we are almost ready to go. Over the last four days we’ve had the … Continue reading

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Positive Start

Thursday 28th March comments: Its been a good start to life back on the Isle of May National Nature Reserve. The SNH staff moved back on the island on Monday and since then we’ve been full of busy preparing the island … Continue reading

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Welcome Home…with a bang!

Monday 25th March comments: Welcome home and what a start! As the weather hit hard at the weekend, we had the predicted delayed start to our season but this morning a weather window allowed good sailing conditions and the boat … Continue reading

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Weather warning…

Saturday 23rd March comments:  Houston we have a problem. Like any island, the Isle of May is at the hands of Mother Nature and the one thing you don’t mess with, is Mother Nature. Over the last few weeks we’ve … Continue reading

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Spring Puffins

Wednesday 20th March comments: Today is officially the first day of spring as it is the spring equinox but it wasn’t the only thing we were welcoming.  Over the last few days reports have been coming in from several seabird … Continue reading

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Top Ten continued

Tuesday 19th March comments: As the countdown to the new season on the Isle of May continues (we open our doors on 1st April) we are looking at the top ten things to see and do this spring. Here are … Continue reading

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