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Help prevent wildfires on our nature reserves

16 April, 2021

NatureScot is advising people enjoying the great outdoors on National Nature Reserves this weekend to be aware of the risk of fire.

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NatureScot warns Muir of Dinnet visitors against disturbing birds

01 April, 2021

NatureScot is urging visitors to the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve to make sure they don’t disturb wildlife, particularly at this sensitive time of year for nesting birds.

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Investment in nature reserves and rangers

24 March, 2021

Funding of £750,000 is being invested in NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) in preparation for visitors this summer.

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Funding for community marine surveys

24 March, 2021

A new fund has been launched to help communities and local groups get involved in monitoring Scotland’s seabed and coastlines.

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Next steps for nature

23 March, 2021

A new report sets out Scotland’s performance against international biodiversity targets and the steps needed to continue to improve nature.

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Volunteers wanted for innovative Scottish mountain hare survey

22 March, 2021

Joint news release issued by NatureScot, BTO, the Mammal Society, GWCT and the James Hutton Institute

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New reports shows Gaelic reverence for nature

18 March, 2021

Gaelic names and folklore reveal how fundamental nature and all its benefits were to Scotland’s Gaels, according to a new report published by NatureScot today.

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Spèis nan Gàidheal air nàdar ga taisbeanadh ann an aithisg ùr

18 March, 2021

Tha ainmean is beul-aithris nan Gàidheal a’ sealltainn dhuinn gu dè cho cudromach ’s a bha nàdar, agus na buannachdan na chois, do na Gàidheil, a rèir aithisg ùr a dh’fhoillsich NatureScot an-diugh.

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