Latest press releases
16 January, 2017
More than 500 disadvantaged young people have enjoyed wild outdoors adventures designed to help them learn about our natural environment, thanks to a three-year partnership between Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and The Outward Bound Trust.
11 January, 2017
A likely sighting of a stoat on Sanday is being investigated by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).
10 January, 2017
To clarify SNH’s role in the planning process:
22 December, 2016
We conducted a public consultation on the use of General Licences for 2017. Our response considered the wide range of opinions expressed, and we believe our response presents a balanced and considered approach to licensing. Our aim is to have General Licences which are enabling, clear, proportionate, flexible and legally compliant. They also need to balance species conservation with the wide range of other legitimate activities, interests and concerns from land-management to public health and safety.
21 December, 2016
Better ways to manage and care for Scotland’s landscapes can help communities enjoy these natural assets and provide a stimulus to the local economy.