07 December, 2022
New research reveals an increase in the number of birds in Scotland’s towns and cities.
29 November, 2022
NatureScot is asking members of the public and goose shooters to avoid Findhorn Bay in Moray as much as possible after reports of more than 22 dead pink-footed geese and an unusual number of gulls in the area.
22 November, 2022
The nature agencies of the four nations of the United Kingdom have come together, ahead of COP15 in December, to call on governments to keep biodiversity loss and climate change at the top of the agenda.
18 November, 2022
Innovative new technologies are being trialled that could help revolutionise the way deer numbers are tracked across Scotland.
17 November, 2022
A ground-breaking initiative, which has distributed almost £3 million to transform the health of Scotland’s coasts and seas, opens its first privately-funded grant round today (17 November).
03 November, 2022
A new course in peatland restoration, the first of its kind in Scotland, is now open for booking. The course, supported with additional online learning, has been developed by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) in partnership with NatureScot Peatland ACTION and is aimed at graduates currently involved, or aspiring to work, in the planning of peatland restoration schemes which are a vital nature-based solution to the climate emergency.
01 November, 2022
Seven pioneering private investment projects to restore nature and improve opportunities for people to access and enjoy it, while mitigating and adapting to climate change, have been awarded Investment Ready Nature in Scotland (IRNS) funding.
26 October, 2022
NatureScot has set up a surveillance network to monitor migrating geese and wintering waterbirds and guard against the continuing threat of avian flu this autumn and winter.
18 October, 2022
The second round of the Community Marine Equipment fund has been launched this month to help communities and local groups get involved in monitoring Scotland’s seabed and coastlines.