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Owls put on dramatic show at North East beauty spot

13 February, 2019

Dramatic scenes of short-eared owls swooping on prey at North East beauty spot this winter have been captured by former Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) manager, Ron Macdonald, at Forvie National Nature Reserve.

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Choose an alternative to roses for Valentine’s Day

12 February, 2019

Cut flowers are a firm favourite when it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts but this year Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) encouraging romantics to keep nature in the day but choose gifts that won’t wilt in a week and can help your local wildlife too.

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Take inspiration from nature this Valentine’s Day

11 February, 2019

Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, and in a world of dating apps, social media and swiping left or right; finding - and impressing - the Love of Your Life is at the top of the agenda for many romantics. But if you’re looking to go beyond the usual champagne and chocolates, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) suggests looking at nature for inspiration.

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New flagship fund for nature launched

11 February, 2019

A new fund of up to £2 million to protect and enhance Scotland’s nature has been launched. 

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Report finds Scottish raven population healthy

01 February, 2019

A report published today reveals that raven populations in Scotland are in a healthy condition.

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Great places to visit for World Wetlands Day

31 January, 2019

This World Wetlands Day (2 February), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is urging people to visit one of Scotland’s amazing wetland sites, to take in our dramatic lochs, peatlands and riverbanks, and the wildlife that lives there; and learn more about these vital areas, and why it’s crucial our wetlands stay wet.

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