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Nature blitz at Loch Leven

13 May, 2015

A free event at Loch Leven will help people see how much wildlife can be found in a tiny patch of Loch Leven national nature.

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Beinn Eighe visitor centre opens amid glorious sunshine

12 May, 2015

The new-look visitor centre at Beinn Eighe and Loch Maree Islands National Nature Reserve (NNR) has been officially opened

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Public asked to report rare hen harrier sightings

12 May, 2015

People in Scotland are being urged to report any sightings of one of Britain’s rarest and most threatened birds of prey, the hen harrier.

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Scotland tops on European map

08 May, 2015

A new map of Scotland’s land and freshwater habitats, adopting the European classification standard, has been unveiled by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) today.

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Children in east Glasgow rewarded for park photography project

05 May, 2015

There are plenty of places in east Glasgow for families to enjoy nature and get fit and healthy at the same time, says Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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New team to drive forward Scottish Wildcat Action project

03 May, 2015

The new team to support conservation action for priority Scottish wildcat populations has been unveiled.

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Taking learning outdoors in Dunblane and Bridge of Allan

01 May, 2015

Local schools in Bridge of Allan and Dunblane have been making the most of an opportunity to get out into the woods at Kippenrait Glen over the past few months, thanks to a project organised and funded by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), with support from Stirling Council.

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SNH releases reports on Tayside beavers

29 April, 2015

More than 150 beavers living in the River Tay and Earn catchments have been found to be well adapted to living in Scotland; are Eurasian beavers once native to Britain; and are free of diseases of concern to humans, domestic animals and other wildlife, according to three reports published today (29 April) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) on behalf of the Tayside Beaver Study Group.

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Community-built eco bunkhouse opens on Rum

24 April, 2015

A new community-owned bunkhouse on the Isle of Rum begins its first summer season this year.

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