Gartmorn dam was constructed in 1713 by Sir John Erskine (6th Earl of Mar) to power the pumps which drained his coal mines. It’s industry has given way to mother nature and become a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Particularly for migrating wildfowl, now Scotland’s oldest water reservoir. Continue reading Spring from Gartmorn dam
I know its summer and this being a very wet one so dry and sunny pictures are scarce. So from 2011 enjoy these summer photographs around Gartmorn dam near Alloa, Clackmannanshire. The dam is an emergency backup water reserve should the many dams higher-up in the Ochils should run dry. Hah! Like thats ever going to happen.
Over the past many years I have many photographs of the wildlife and greenery around this little heaven of nature. Each visit tells you how the seasons are constantly putting an arm around mother nature and helping her flow through the year. In all weathers.