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Tree planting at Beinn Eighe increases woodland by 41%

20 January, 2022

Long-term tree planting at Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (NNR) has increased woodland by 41%, helping combat climate change and increasing the biodiversity of the area hugely.

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Nature fund celebrates ‘1,500 football fields’ of new and improved habitats in Scotland

10 January, 2022

A nature fund that began just three years ago is celebrating local projects across Scotland coming together to plant more than 160,000 native trees, sow 60,000 seagrass seeds and create nearly 600 hectares - 1,500 football fields-worth - of new or improved habitat for our pollinators, vulnerable birds and wildflowers.

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Celebrating success at the North-East’s National Nature Reserves

21 December, 2021

NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) in the north-east celebrated some great success stories in 2021, including a solid season for the tern colony at Forvie NNR.

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Celebrating success at Scotland’s National Nature Reserves

21 December, 2021

NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) across Scotland celebrated some great success stories in 2021.

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Celebrating success at South Scotland National Nature Reserves

21 December, 2021

NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) in the south of Scotland celebrated some great success stories in 2021, including extensive habitat restoration work at Cairnsmore of Fleet NNR.

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Celebrating success at Shetland’s National Nature Reserves

21 December, 2021

NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) in Shetland celebrated some great success stories in 2021, including increases in some breeding seabirds.

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Celebrating success at Argyll’s National Nature Reserves

21 December, 2021

NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) in Argyll celebrated some great success stories in 2021, including sightings of the rare Marsh Fritillary Butterfly at Glasdrum NNR.

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Ground-breaking Scottish project to reduce marine animal entanglement in creel fishing gear

16 December, 2021

A ground-breaking project is helping reduce mammal, shark and turtle entanglement in creel fishing gear in Scottish waters.

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New funding for river restoration training

13 December, 2021

Organisations and businesses are being urged to apply for a share of new funding to support development of nature-based skills in river restoration.

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Jobs boost for peatland restoration

06 December, 2021

NatureScot’s Peatland ACTION programme is expanding with a boost for new green jobs in the wake of COP26.

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