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Beaver release approved at new Argyll and Tayside sites

28 September, 2023

NatureScot has today approved a licence application from Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) to reinforce existing beaver populations at sites in Knapdale, Argyll, and Tayside.

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Visitors asked to avoid water sports at Loch Leven to protect birds

27 September, 2023

Visitors are being asked to avoid taking part in water sports on the loch at Loch Leven National Nature Reserve (NNR) to help protect internationally important water birds.

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Visitors to Scotland’s hills urged to head online for deer stalking information

20 September, 2023

With deer stalking activity increasing until 20th October, NatureScot encourages hill-goers to check the Heading for the Scottish Hills service to avoid disturbing essential deer management during this key period.

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Thathar a’ moladh do dhaoine a thadhlas air beanntan na h-Alba sùil a thoirt air loidhne airson fiosrachadh mu stalcaireachd fèidh

20 September, 2023

Leis gum bi barrachd stalcaireachd fèidh a’ dol gu ruige 20mh dhen Dàmhair, tha NàdarAlba a’ moladh do dhaoine a tha am beachd tadhal air na beanntan na h-Alba sùil a thoirt air seirbheis A’ dèanamh air Beanntan na h-Alba airson ’s nach bris iad a-steach air obair chudromach stiùireadh nam fiadh rè na prìomh ùine seo.

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Refreshed Fossil Code celebrates Scotland’s female fossil pioneers

09 August, 2023

NatureScot has today published the refreshed Scottish Fossil Code, which encourages people to use Scotland’s world-renowned fossil heritage responsibly.

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Goldeneye breeding success at Muir of Dinnet

01 August, 2023

A bumper breeding season for rare goldeneye ducks is being celebrated at NatureScot’s Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (NNR).

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Rum rocks to play a key role in Mars space mission

28 July, 2023

Ancient rocks from the Isle of Rum are playing an important role in an international space mission to discover more about Mars.

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Scotland’s £65m nature restoration fund invites projects to apply now

20 July, 2023

Conservation projects that aim to put Scotland’s land, rivers and seas back on the road to recovery are being invited to apply to a multi-million pound nature restoration fund.

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Multi-species conservation programme arrives in the Inner Hebrides and Argyll

14 July, 2023

Species on the Edge partnership news release

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