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Majority of natural features in good condition

13 May, 2021

More than three quarters of Scotland’s natural features are in good condition or on the road to recovery, new figures show.

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Moth numbers decline by 46%

11 May, 2021

Moth numbers in Scotland have continued to decline over the long-term while their distribution has increased.

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Crowd-funding appeal to help replace bird hide raises almost £30,000

10 May, 2021

An appeal to help fund the replacement of a popular bird hide destroyed by fire has raised almost £30,000. NatureScot’s Mill Hide on the shores of Loch Leven National Nature Reserve (NNR) was completely destroyed in a blaze on February 18th.

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Isle of May opens to the public today

26 April, 2021

The Isle of May National Nature Reserve opens its doors to the public today (26 April).

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‘Respect, Protect and Enjoy’ Scotland’s countryside safely

23 April, 2021

People heading out to enjoy Scotland’s parks, beaches and countryside as lockdown lifts are being urged to respect nature and other people by following three simple principles.

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Help prevent wildfires on our nature reserves

16 April, 2021

NatureScot is advising people enjoying the great outdoors on National Nature Reserves this weekend to be aware of the risk of fire.

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NatureScot warns Muir of Dinnet visitors against disturbing birds

01 April, 2021

NatureScot is urging visitors to the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve to make sure they don’t disturb wildlife, particularly at this sensitive time of year for nesting birds.

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Investment in nature reserves and rangers

24 March, 2021

Funding of £750,000 is being invested in NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) in preparation for visitors this summer.

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