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Volunteer wins recognition for work on nature reserves

16 June, 2014

An environmental volunteer has won an award for his work on three National Nature Reserves in Argyll.

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Marine research reports show the science behind Scotland’s possible MPA network

13 June, 2014

A range of reports on work carried out to identify Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Scotland’s seas have been published today (Friday 13th) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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MEDIA INVITE: Transatlantic project celebrates John Muir

12 June, 2014

Not for publication or broadcast – for operational guidance only

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People invited to SNH reception in Dumfries

10 June, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is inviting everyone in the area to an informal reception in Dumfries, to find out more about the challenges of managing our natural environment.

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Rallying cry to restore Scotland’s peatlands

06 June, 2014

People across Scotland are being asked for their views on a plan to restore and manage the country’s vital peatlands, in a consultation launched today (6th June) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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EU funding award to enhance seabird populations on Shiant Islands

06 June, 2014

(Issued by RSPB Scotland on 6 June 2014)

A project to safeguard Scotland’s threatened seabird colonies has been awarded almost £450,000 of European Union funding.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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