05 February, 2015
Prairie dogs which were on the loose at an East Lothian open farm in 2013 are now recaptured and in a secure enclosure, under the first agreement of its kind to control invasive non-native species in Scotland.
03 February, 2015
Local people are being asked to report anyone they see collecting shellfish in Loch Fleet or along the northern shores of the Dornoch Firth. Collecting shellfish in this area is a criminal offence.
28 January, 2015
A report looking at at how salmon and trout populations might be affected, if beavers are reintroduced to Scotland, was published today (28 January).
23 January, 2015
An 800-metre stretch of upland section of the John Muir Way has been upgraded between Balloch and Helensburgh, announced Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) this week.
20 January, 2015
A free wetlands walk showing off Loch Leven’s spectacular wildlife takes place on Sunday, 1 February.
24 December, 2014
A new joint initiative urging voluntary restraint on large scale culls of mountain hares has been launched today (23 December).
23 December, 2014
The mountain hare is the only native species of hare or rabbit in Britain. In Scotland, heather moorland actively managed for red grouse, provides very good habitat for this species.
19 December, 2014
The number of people visiting the outdoors for recreation has gone up, with the estimated number of visits at its highest in recent years, according to a report published today (19 December) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).
18 December, 2014
To celebrate one of Scotland’s most renowned and beloved animals, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is launching a free photo contest today (19 December) – Scotland’s first Urban Deer Photography Competition.