02 March, 2021
Last year NatureScot appealed to the nation for their treasured photos of Scotland’s rivers, coasts, seas, lochs and canals, to feature in a charity calendar marking Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters.
Keeping with the coastal theme - the Scottish Seabird Centre, the conservation and education charity based in North Berwick, was chosen by NatureScot staff to receive the fundraising total of more than £1000.
01 March, 2021
An appeal to help fund the replacement of a popular bird hide recently destroyed by fire was launched today (1 March). NatureScot’s popular Mill Hide on the shores of Loch Leven National Nature Reserve (NNR) was completely gutted in a blaze on February 18th.
25 February, 2021
A local trust in Caithness will be taking forward ambitious ideas for Dunnet Forest, after becoming owners of the popular woodland on 25 February.
19 February, 2021
An award-winning bird hide on the shores at Loch Leven National Nature Reserve (NNR) has been destroyed in a fire that is thought to have been started deliberately.
17 February, 2021
Beavers in Scotland are establishing a strong presence in Perth, according to researchers conducting the most comprehensive ever survey of the animal in Scotland.
15 February, 2021
Users of Scotland’s National Walking and Cycling Network (NWCN) spent £1.9 billion in the local economy in 2019.
14 February, 2021
RELEASED SUNDAY FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION (15 FEB)
A new report reveals Scotland’s bees and other pollinators were given a welcome boost in 2020, despite Covid restrictions.
12 February, 2021
Scotland is making progress towards meeting current international biodiversity targets but much more action is needed, a report published today shows.
11 February, 2021
Several Scottish organisations have united in an urgent plea to dog owners across the country to keep their dogs under proper control around livestock.
02 February, 2021
Scotland is likely to face an increase in the risk of extreme droughts over the next two decades as a result of climate change.