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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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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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