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Orkney goose management project enters third year

31 July, 2014

A project to manage geese populations in Orkney is set to enter its third year, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has confirmed.

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SNH publishes new guidance on wind farm visualisations

31 July, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has today published new guidance on visualisations of proposed wind farms.

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Artworks in the frame at SNH’s Taynish reserve this summer

29 July, 2014

Taynish National Nature Reserve, owned and managed by Scottish Natural Heritage, (SNH) is the place for art lovers this summer with three exhibitions taking place.

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Spotting dolphins on the Isle of May

25 July, 2014

Visitors to the Isle of May National Nature Reserve are invited to take part in a whale and dolphin survey between 26 July and 3 August.

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Whales could benefit from additional MPAs

24 July, 2014

In addition to the 30 marine protected areas (MPAs) in Scottish waters announced today, a further four sites could benefit species of whales, dolphins and sharks. This is according to a new report by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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New report on prospects for golden eagles in South Scotland

16 July, 2014

A report published today finds that South Scotland could support up to 16 pairs of golden eagles.

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Free summer fun at Tentsmuir

16 July, 2014

A series of free family events – including nature crafts, a geocaching trail and fun quizzes – is taking place at Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve this summer.

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Summer of free fun at St Cyrus

09 July, 2014

Plenty of free events are heating up St Cyrus national nature reserve this summer.

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SNH warns boat operators not to get too close to dolphins

09 July, 2014

With the summer holidays underway, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Police Scotland are advising boat operators to watch how close they get to dolphins, whales and porpoises.

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Families celebrate Tentsmuir's 60th birthday

08 July, 2014

A free event for families marked Tentsmuir Point’s 60 years as a national nature reserve on 3 July. Over 140 children and parents sang ‘Happy Birthday’ and reserve manager Tom Cunningham cut a cake specially made for the occasion.

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