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Whale of a sighting at the Isle of May

03 June, 2015

The Isle of May has hosted some spectacular wildlife in its time, but nothing as impressive as a recent sighting when the island residents discovered six killer whales.

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Riverwatch scheme set to launch

02 June, 2015

A Riverwatch scheme is set to launch in Ardnamurchan this week.

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Role of brown rats in seabird predation

22 May, 2015

The potential impact of brown rats on colonies of Manx Shearwater seabirds on the Isle of Rum has been explored, a new report from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has highlighted.

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Scottish Nature Festival to launch with Edinburgh BookWood

20 May, 2015

Scotland’s Nature Festival 2015 begins this Friday with free events across the country and a book give-a-way in Edinburgh.

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Rum research reveals important deer management lessons

19 May, 2015

A summary of decades of research findings on red deer on one of Scotland's special national nature reserves (NNRs) has been published today to help deer managers.

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Festival celebrates nature in the Borders

15 May, 2015

Scotland’s Nature Festival kicks off soon with free nature events across the country, including more than 30 in the Borders.

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The Proportion of Scotland's Protected Sites in Favourable Condition 2015

15 May, 2015

Statistical News Release

An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

15th May 2015

Scottish Natural Heritage has today released the latest figures tracking the proportion of Scottish protected natural features in favourable condition.

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Protecting cliff-nesting raptors in Scotland

14 May, 2015

Climbers and conservationists are working together to safeguard some of Scotland’s birds of prey from accidental disturbance.

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SNH: have your say on special place for nature

13 May, 2015

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is inviting people to have their say on a 10-year management plan for a wooded section of National Nature Reserve.

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Community asked to be eyes and ears of new river project

13 May, 2015

A Riverwatch scheme is set to launch in collaboration with The Strathnaver Museum in Bettyhill this week.

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