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Boaters asked to stay away from Muir of Dinnet loch to protect birds

17 June, 2021

NatureScot is asking all visitors to the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve – which receives about 80,000 visitors a year – to stay off Loch Kinord at this sensitive time of year for nesting birds, beginning today (17 June).

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A’ comharrachadh dualchas ainmean-àite Inbhir Nis

16 June, 2021

Tha NatureScot air leabhar-iùil ùr air ainmean-àite baile is sgìre Inbhir Nis fhoillseachadh an-diugh.

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Celebrating the place-name heritage of Inverness

16 June, 2021

NatureScot has today launched a new guide to the place-names of Inverness and the surrounding area. 

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UK’s first NNR launches photo contest to celebrate 70th anniversary

15 June, 2021

NatureScot is inviting people across Scotland to enter a national photo contest, launching today (15 June), to help mark Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve’s 70th anniversary this autumn.

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‘First time in over a century’ sea eagles return to Loch Lomond

11 June, 2021

White-tailed eagles have appeared on Loch Lomond for the first time in over a hundred years.

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Harbour seal census confirms east-west divide

03 June, 2021

A full census reveals Scotland’s harbour seals are doing well overall but there remains a striking divide between east and west coast populations.

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