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.
16 December, 2021
A ground-breaking project is helping reduce mammal, shark and turtle entanglement in creel fishing gear in Scottish waters.
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.
06 December, 2021
NatureScot’s Peatland ACTION programme is expanding with a boost for new green jobs in the wake of COP26.
03 December, 2021
Scotland’s nature agency is supporting more than 500 community groups this year to volunteer to help tackle the nature loss and climate change emergency.
01 December, 2021
Scotland’s first handbook for seagrass restoration has been published as trials in the innovative technique gather pace.
25 November, 2021
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Projects to restore Scotland’s unique and rare rainforest; enhance Black Grouse habitat in Southern Scotland, and create robust dune flood defences in St Andrews are among the first recipients of the Scottish Government’s Nature Restoration Fund.
23 November, 2021
A new pilot project has been launched with the aim of increasing diversity in nature-based jobs.
22 November, 2021
The UK’s first National Nature Reserve (NNR), the stunning Beinn Eighe NNR, is celebrating its 70th year today. To mark the day, NatureScot is revealing the winning pictures from a photo contest marking the landmark anniversary.
10 November, 2021
NatureScot has issued a protected species licence today, allowing beavers to be released into a new location in the Forth catchment, reinforcing the population that is already resident nearby.