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Wee Foresters plant thousands of trees across Scotland

31 May, 2022

School children and local communities have planted more than 16,000 native trees as part of Scotland’s growing network of Wee Forests.

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Promising results from mountain hare survey

26 May, 2022

Joint news release issued by NatureScot, the British Trust for Ornithology, the Mammal Society, the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust and the James Hutton Institute.

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Beaver licensing figures published

23 May, 2022

NatureScot has published the latest beaver licensing figures, as work steps up to prepare for expansion of the population across Scotland.

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Warning of high risk of deer on roads

20 May, 2022

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.

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New Hermaness hill path and welcome area opened

17 May, 2022

A new hill path and welcome area has been officially opened at NatureScot’s Hermaness National Nature Reserve (NNR).

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Ambitious green finance initiative launched: £500,000 initially available to enhance Scotland’s coasts and seas

11 May, 2022

A ground-breaking initiative has been launched today by Scotland’s Minister for Environment and Land Reform, Mairi McAllan, to transform the health of Scotland’s coasts and seas.

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New Phoenix Hide rises from the ashes at Loch Leven nature reserve

06 May, 2022

The new Phoenix Hide at Loch Leven National Nature Reserve (NNR) has been officially opened, rising from the ashes of the old building that was burnt down in 2021.

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Ambitious green finance initiative to be launched to enhance Scotland’s coasts and seas

06 May, 2022

An ambitious green initiative will be launched by Scotland’s Minister for Environment and Land Reform, Mairi McAllan, with £500,000 initially available to enhance Scotland’s coasts and seas, this coming Wednesday.

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Media invite: New Phoenix Hide officially opened at Loch Leven

03 May, 2022

Media invite: The new Phoenix Hide at Loch Leven National Nature Reserve (NNR) will be officially opened by NatureScot chair Mike Cantlay and the Kinross Beavers.

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New funding for youth-led nature projects

25 April, 2022

New funding for a unique environmental programme, designed by young people for young people, has been announced by NatureScot today.

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