05 July, 2021
NatureScot, Scotland’s nature agency, is urging everyone to take simple steps – such as putting out water for wildlife this summer – to help local wildlife, reverse nature loss and help fight climate change.
23 June, 2021
A NatureScot project to improve the condition of rare moss heath on Ben Wyvis National Nature Reserve (NNR) is seeing promising results, but is threatened by damage from illegal disturbance.
17 June, 2021
NatureScot is asking all visitors to the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve – which receives about 80,000 visitors a year – to stay off Loch Kinord at this sensitive time of year for nesting birds, beginning today (17 June).
16 June, 2021
Tha NatureScot air leabhar-iùil ùr air ainmean-àite baile is sgìre Inbhir Nis fhoillseachadh an-diugh.
16 June, 2021
NatureScot has today launched a new guide to the place-names of Inverness and the surrounding area.
15 June, 2021
NatureScot is inviting people across Scotland to enter a national photo contest, launching today (15 June), to help mark Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve’s 70th anniversary this autumn.
11 June, 2021
White-tailed eagles have appeared on Loch Lomond for the first time in over a hundred years.
03 June, 2021
A full census reveals Scotland’s harbour seals are doing well overall but there remains a striking divide between east and west coast populations.
31 May, 2021
With increased collisions between deer and vehicles at this time of year, NatureScot is warning motorists to slow down and be on the lookout for deer on the road.
27 May, 2021
NatureScot is urging gardeners to choose alternatives to peat, now that garden centres have opened up around Scotland. Digging up peat to use in a garden destroys wildlife and releases carbon into the atmosphere, accelerating climate change, as well as increasing flooding in areas where it is dug up.