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Autumnwatch comes to Tentsmuir and the Isle of May

20 October, 2020

Popular BBC series Autumnwatch will broadcast live from Tentsmuir from next week, beaming the wildlife of this special area into homes across the country.

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Lead nature agency celebrates spectacular autumn wildlife

15 October, 2020

Autumn heralds some spectacular displays of wildlife in Scotland, with thousands of migrating geese arriving, the fierce deer rut, and surging waterfalls. Lead nature agency NatureScot is sharing stunning images for those who can’t travel to witness these wildlife wonders this year.

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Outdoors and nature engagement sustained post-lockdown

14 October, 2020

An increase in people visiting the outdoors and engaging with nature has continued after lockdown, a new survey shows.

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Butterflies on the increase

09 October, 2020

Butterfly populations have increased in Scotland, likely as a consequence of warmer summers.

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First of its kind business project invests in nature’s future in Scottish Borders

07 October, 2020

A project with potential to significantly increase business investment in Scotland’s natural capital as part of our ‘green recovery’ from COVID-19, has launched in the Scottish Borders.

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First of its kind business project invests in nature’s future

07 October, 2020

A project with potential to significantly increase business investment in Scotland’s natural capital as part of our ‘green recovery’ from COVID-19, has launched in the Scottish Borders.

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World first as endangered skate egg hatches

02 October, 2020

A critically endangered flapper skate has been successfully cared for and hatched in captivity in what is thought to be a world first for the species.

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Beaver survey to begin - landowners asked for support

24 September, 2020

NatureScot will next week kick off the most comprehensive and authoritative survey of beaver numbers and their range ever conducted in Scotland.

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Beaver survey to begin

24 September, 2020

NatureScot will next week kick off the most comprehensive and authoritative survey of beaver numbers and their range ever conducted in Scotland.

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Innovative farming pilot could replace traditional EU payment schemes

17 September, 2020

A ground-breaking new project, incentivising farmers to manage flower-rich meadows, help vulnerable populations of wading birds thrive, and restore peatlands has the potential to replace EU schemes.

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