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New report finds Scottish shingle thriving

14 August, 2014

A report published today finds that there are more vegetated shingle beaches in Scotland than previously thought – and most of them are in good condition.

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Major survey set to start on Ben Nevis North Face

06 August, 2014

Climbers are set to take part in the most detailed botanical survey ever to be carried out on part of Britain’s highest mountain.

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SNH advice for walkers as deer stalking season begins

05 August, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is advising walkers heading for the hills this Autumn to check ahead for possible deer stalking taking place on estates.

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Trad Folk on Hard Rock

04 August, 2014

A nature reserve in the south west of Scotland is hosting the very best of traditional Scottish folk music and a guided geology this Saturday (9 August).

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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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