01 December, 2021
Scotland’s first handbook for seagrass restoration has been published as trials in the innovative technique gather pace.
25 November, 2021
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Projects to restore Scotland’s unique and rare rainforest; enhance Black Grouse habitat in Southern Scotland, and create robust dune flood defences in St Andrews are among the first recipients of the Scottish Government’s Nature Restoration Fund.
23 November, 2021
A new pilot project has been launched with the aim of increasing diversity in nature-based jobs.
22 November, 2021
The UK’s first National Nature Reserve (NNR), the stunning Beinn Eighe NNR, is celebrating its 70th year today. To mark the day, NatureScot is revealing the winning pictures from a photo contest marking the landmark anniversary.
10 November, 2021
NatureScot has issued a protected species licence today, allowing beavers to be released into a new location in the Forth catchment, reinforcing the population that is already resident nearby.
06 November, 2021
Scotland's nature agency NatureScot has today welcomed Scottish Government funding of £55 million for nature restoration and biodiversity projects, announced on Nature Day at COP26 in Glasgow.
29 October, 2021
As the clocks change this weekend, NatureScot is warning motorists to be aware of the increased risk of collisions between deer and vehicles due to the shorter days at this time of year.
28 October, 2021
Funding of £1 million has been announced for peatland and river restoration in the River Forth catchment as part of a major European Union (EU) project.
27 October, 2021
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27 October, 2021
For the first time in UK conservation, sniffer dogs have been used to locate a seabird colony, with the location of a storm petrels discovered on the Isle of May in September.