07 October, 2022
The next stage of the Scottish Government’s commitment to establish at least one new National Park in the lifetime of this parliament, by spring 2026, begins today with the launch of a consultation.
06 October, 2022
Some of the world’s rarest and most important fossil discoveries have been made in Scotland, from Jurassic dinosaur footprints on Skye, fragments of an equatorial coal forest in Glasgow and the bones of 250-million-year-old reptiles that roamed the desert sands of what is now Elgin.
21 September, 2022
ISSUED ON BEHALF OF SCOTLAND’S BEAVER STRATEGY ORGANISING TEAM
01 September, 2022
Scotland’s festival of foraging is returning for 2022, with a packed programme of mainly in-person events, along with a few online. Foraging Fortnight, which takes place across the country from 3 to 13 September, celebrates our rich natural larder and the variety of wild food available on our doorsteps.
30 August, 2022
Fourteen-year-old Yunique Oqunshe is one of nine recipients of this year’s NatureScot Future Routes Fund, and the COP26 Local Champion for Argyll and Bute will be helping school-aged groups transform neglected grounds into wildlife havens with tree-planting, pond creation and other nature-friendly work through her Nature 4 Wellbeing Sake project.
25 August, 2022
Please note: A separate statutory notice for SSSI enlargement will be sent to accompany this news release.
A public consultation on a proposed extension to the protected area within Caithness and Sutherland Peatlands begins today (25th August), NatureScot has announced.
19 August, 2022
A new report finds that many butterfly species are flourishing in Scotland – but this trend is likely to be short-lived without measures to reduce the effects of climate change.
16 August, 2022
Tha NàdarAlba air am Plana Gàidhlig às ùire aige fhoillseachadh an-diugh, a’ cur an cèill dleastanasan na buidhne airson an ath-chòig bliadhna.
16 August, 2022
NatureScot has today launched its latest Gaelic Plan, setting out the organisation’s commitments for the next five years.