Skip to main content

News Releases

Celebrating seabirds on the May

04 June, 2014

A two-day seabird celebration will take place on the Isle of May national nature reserve on the 14-15 June.

Continue reading

Loch Leven celebrates 50 years

30 May, 2014

One of Scotland’s most popular national nature reserves (NNRs), Loch Leven, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a free, fun-filled event on 8th June.

Continue reading

Scotland’s living cultural heritage on our doorstep

29 May, 2014

Scotland could have around 1700 orchards, giving hope that this valuable cultural resource has not been lost, according to a new study announced today by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

Continue reading

SNH publishes revised guidance on wind farm siting and design

22 May, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has today (Thursday 22 May) published revised guidance on siting and designing wind farms in the landscape at the All Energy conference in Aberdeen.

Continue reading

Botany walks at Loch Leven

22 May, 2014

With flowers in bloom, it's the perfect time to head out to Loch Leven national nature reserve to join in on a free botany walk and learn about the amazing variety of plants on the reserve.

Continue reading

Big Pond Dip for NE

21 May, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is encouraging pond-dippers across the North East of Scotland to grab their nets and take part in the Big North East Pond Dip.

Continue reading

Forvie poetry & nature walk

20 May, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is hosting a free poetry and nature walk to the cursed medieval village of Forvie on Tuesday, 27 May.

Continue reading

Battle to keep Scottish waters free from invasive species

20 May, 2014

The battle to keep invasive non-native marine species under control is stepping up a notch, with the publication of ground-breaking guidance, the first of its kind for the UK

Continue reading

Action to safeguard and promote gems of the 'dinosaur isle'

19 May, 2014

Local people on Skye are being invited to become voluntary wardens to help safeguard vulnerable fossil localities in a bid to tackle the problem of reckless collecting.

Continue reading

Festival celebrates Scotland's nature

14 May, 2014

More than 160 events are expected to take place across the country from this Saturday (17 May) as part of Scotland's Nature Festival.

Continue reading