One of the most important jobs on the reserve is keeping the paths clear of vegetation.
A few times each summer the rangers head out strimming along the sides of the paths. It can seem a bit brutal and look quite raw at first, but like a haircut, the newly strimmed paths take a while to settle in.
Due to the steep sides and large drops, keeping the edge of the paths clear is important. It helps ensure none of the 70 000 people who use the reserve each year end up in the Clyde!
Bye for now,
Rhian (Seasonal Ranger)