20 February, 2015
Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH) engagement in the planning system is delivering benefits for people and nature, its Board heard on Thursday 19 February.
19 February, 2015
Internationally important numbers of breeding wader birds help support the rural economy of the Outer Hebrides, the board of Scottish Natural Heritage recognised today.
18 February, 2015
Numbers of beavers living in the wild in Argyll have remained stable in spite of high kit mortality, according to one of a series of reports published today (18 February) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). Other findings were that the beavers have had an impact on rare lichens in the area but have hardly used local rivers and streams.
16 February, 2015
A new three year pilot project to manage the greylag goose population of Lewis and Harris has been launched this week, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) confirmed today.
09 February, 2015
More than 50 delegates will today (Monday) attend a high-profile conference on the role of protected areas and their resilience to change and external pressures.
06 February, 2015
Local people interested in hearing about studies of Knapdale’s famous beavers are invited to an event in the Cairnbaan Hotel near Lochgilphead, from 6.30 - 9pm on Thursday 19 February.
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).