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SNH helps hundreds complete their ‘Discovery’ on Outward Bound® adventures

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.

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SNH investigation of potential stoat sighting on Sanday

11 January, 2017

A likely sighting of a stoat on Sanday is being investigated by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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SNH response to RSPB news release about General Licence consultation

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. 

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SNH: better care of landscape can benefit communities

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.

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Early signs of recovery for Scotland’s seabirds

14 December, 2016

Seabird numbers in Scotland continue to show encouraging signs according to new statistics published today (Wednesday) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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