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£7.3m in funding for new green infrastructure projects across Scotland

22 March, 2017

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is awarding £3 million to five projects which will improve local greenspace in some of the most deprived areas in Scotland. The SNH funding comes from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), and once match funding from other sources is added will result in a total investment of £7.3 million.

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PiP shows off its mussels to stake place as finalist

10 March, 2017

An ambitious project to save one of our most precious molluscs is in the running for a prestigious national award.

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Public asked for sightings of rare hen harriers

08 March, 2017

After a successful call for hen harrier sightings last year, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the Heads Up for Harriers project are once more asking people to report sightings of this special bird.

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Wester Ross residents invited to an SNH reception in Gairloch

03 March, 2017

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

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“Supercats” can save the day for Scottish wildcats

28 February, 2017

Cat owners across Scotland are being asked to help protect a highly endangered native species, the Scottish wildcat. Experts estimate there are fewer than 300 wildcats left in the wild but Scottish Wildcat Action hopes that pet and farm cats will help save the day by becoming “Supercats.”

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SNH report on game bird hunting published today

25 February, 2017

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has published a report comparing the game bird hunting regulations in 14 European countries.

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