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New guidance provides advice for native oyster restoration in Scotland

15 May, 2024

New guidance published by NatureScot today provides advice for reintroducing native oysters to areas where they have become extinct in Scotland, as well as protecting and expanding the species in areas where they retain a foothold.

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Green Health Week Nature Funding for Young People

14 May, 2024

Funding for unique environmental projects designed by young people for young people has been announced by NatureScot during this year’s Green Health Week.

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People urged to watch out for threatened waders

06 May, 2024

Bird conservationists are highlighting the perilous position of Scotland’s wading birds and urging the public to help, as the first ever ‘Wader Week’ gets underway (6-12 May).

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Appeal for responsible access at Muir of Dinnet

03 May, 2024

NatureScot is appealing to people to follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code after several incidents of antisocial behaviour at Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (NNR).

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Visitors welcomed back to Noss National Nature Reserve (NNR)

30 April, 2024

Noss National Nature Reserve (NNR) will reopen to the public again tomorrow (Wednesday, May 1st) with a new-look visitor centre.

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Local artists sought for Outer Hebrides Wildlife Festival Art Exhibition

24 April, 2024

Entries are now open to artists wishing to contribute to this year’s Outer Hebrides Wildlife Festival Art Exhibition.

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