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More people flock to South Scotland's national nature reserves in 2020

21 December, 2020

NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) in South Scotland saw an upsurge in visitors in 2020, as part of over a million estimated visitors to NNRs across Scotland. The figure is an increase from an estimated 650,000 in recent years.

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More people flock to NE Scotland’s national nature reserves in 2020

21 December, 2020

NatureScot’s North East National Nature Reserves (NNRs) saw an upsurge in visitors in 2020, as part of over a million estimated visitors to NNRs across Scotland. The figure is an increase from an estimated 650,000 in recent years.

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More people flock to Loch Leven reserve in 2020

21 December, 2020

NatureScot’s Loch Leven National Nature Reserves (NNR) saw an upsurge in visitors in 2020, as part of over a million estimated visitors to NNRs across Scotland. The figure is an increase from an estimated 650,000 in recent years.

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More people flock to Highlands national nature reserves in 2020

21 December, 2020

NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) in the Highlands saw an upsurge in visitors in 2020, as part of over a million estimated visitors to NNRs across Scotland. The figure is an increase from an estimated 650,000 in recent years.

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More people flock to Fife's national nature reserves in 2020

21 December, 2020

NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) in Fife saw an upsurge in visitors in 2020, as part of over a million estimated visitors to NNRs across Scotland. The figure is an increase from an estimated 650,000 in recent years.

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More people flock to Central Belt national nature reserves in 2020

21 December, 2020

NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) in the Central Belt saw an upsurge in visitors in 2020, as part of over a million estimated visitors to NNRs across Scotland. The figure is an increase from an estimated 650,000 in recent years.

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Record numbers flock to NatureScot’s national nature reserves in 2020

21 December, 2020

Over a million visitors are estimated to have visited NatureScot’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) in 2020, an increase from an estimated 650,000 in recent years.

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Wintering waterbirds on the increase

14 December, 2020

Numbers of wintering waterbirds in Scotland have increased overall but some species, particularly waders, are being affected by our changing climate.

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New green recovery fund to help manage visitors at nature ‘hotspots’

10 December, 2020

Community groups, charities and NGOs are being encouraged to apply for a new £200,000 fund to support Scotland’s green recovery, launched by NatureScot today (Wednesday 9 November).

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Partial denotification of Foveran Links SSSI confirmed

09 December, 2020

Parts of the dunes on Foveran Links have lost their status as a nationally important protected wildlife site, after consideration of the scientific evidence by the Protected Areas Committee (PAC) of NatureScot.  The PAC concluded that, following construction of the Trump International Golf Links course on the dune system at Menie Estate, this area no longer merits being retained as part of the Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

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