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Glasgow primary school wins prize in national nature camera trap competition

22 June, 2018

Budding naturalists at Hillhead Primary School wowed Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) with their camera footage of local wildlife and scooped a top national prize. The future David Attenboroughs and Michaela Strachans took part in the SNH competition alongside 20 other primary schools across Scotland, with Hillhead winning their own camera trap – a remotely activated camera that captures footage of animals. The prize was presented to thrilled pupils by SNH Chair Mike Cantlay, at the Royal Highland Show.

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West Lothian primary school wins national nature camera trap competition

22 June, 2018

Budding naturalists at Blackridge Primary School wowed Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) with their camera footage of local wildlife and scooped a top national prize. The future David Attenboroughs and Michaela Strachans took part in the SNH competition alongside 20 other primary schools across Scotland, with Blackridge winning their own camera trap – a remotely activated camera that captures footage of animals. The prize was presented to thrilled pupils by SNH Chair Mike Cantlay, at the Royal Highland Show.

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Young people ‘bringing nature to Scotland’s cities’

22 June, 2018

Scotland’s young people are set to take a new role in making space for nature in our cities, helping to develop urban nature parks, and developing their own nature projects through a new £100,000 Scottish Natural Heritage fund.

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Ambitious project launches to halt alien invasion

19 June, 2018

The £3.34 million Scottish Invasive Species Initiative was officially launched yesterday by Scottish Natural Heritage with the help of pupils from Ben Wyvis primary school.

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SNH urges new developments ‘Get green from the ground up’

15 June, 2018

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is launching a ground-breaking new approach that makes nature a key factor at the ‘idea stage’ of successful building projects.

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Bee and pollinator trail designed by and for children opens in the Scottish Borders

14 June, 2018

On Friday 15 June, a new trail will open at Whitmuir Farm in the Scottish Borders to teach children about why pollinating insects are important to our food supply. Displays along the Pollinator Trail, which were funded by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), were designed in part by local pupils at Newlands and West Linton Primary Schools and Beeslack Community High School.

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