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River restoration in Aviemore to help rare mussels and locals

09 February, 2017

Endangered freshwater pearl mussels, salmon and local residents will all benefit from work underway in Aviemore to increase biodiversity in the River Spey.

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Free dog training event at Tentsmuir this weekend

07 February, 2017

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is offering dog walkers free dog training advice at an event at Tentmsuir National Nature Reserve this Saturday, 11 February. The training will help dog owners understand their responsibilities under the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.

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Rare habitats being damaged by off-road vehicles

07 February, 2017

Some of Scotland’s rarest habitats are being damaged as a result of illegal access by off road vehicles, warn Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Police Scotland.

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Shetlanders invited to an SNH reception at Islesburgh

06 February, 2017

People across Shetland are invited to an informal reception, held by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), to find out about SNH’s work on the islands, ask questions and give feedback to the nature and environment organisation.

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Marine Protected Areas helping to limit climate change

03 February, 2017

Scotland’s Marine Protected Areas (MPA) network is helping our efforts to combat climate change, according to a report published today (Friday) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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SNH warning: seals being disturbed on Ythan

02 February, 2017

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is warning people not to get too close to seals, after a series of recent incidents on the Ythan at Forvie National Nature Reserve.

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