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SNH to launch General Licence consultation

21 May, 2019

A 12-week consultation about General Licences will take place later this year, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) announced today.

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SNH welcomes Loch Carron MPA designation

19 May, 2019

Sunday, May 19, marks the designation of Loch Carron as a permanent Marine Protected Area (MPA).

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Warning of high risk of deer on roads

16 May, 2019

With increased collisions between deer and vehicles at this time of year, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is warning motorists to slow down and be on the lookout for deer on the road.

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Discover Loch Leven with a fun family day

15 May, 2019

One of Scotland’s most popular nature reserves, Loch Leven, is staging its fun-filled, family-friendly Discovery Day again this year.

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Invasive species the biggest pressure on nature sites

13 May, 2019

The majority of Scotland’s natural features are doing well but some face significant challenges from invasive species and other threats, new figures suggest.

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Minister helps tackle alien invasion

13 May, 2019

Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment Mairi Gougeon has marked National Invasive Species Week (13-17 May) by joining volunteer efforts to tackle American mink and giant hogweed.

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Celebrate National Walking Month at Scotland’s nature jewels

11 May, 2019

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is urging people to get outside at one of Scotland’s stunning nature reserves during National Walking Month.

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New goose plan for Orkney

10 May, 2019

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) will introduce a new Orkney–wide licence to help control greylag goose numbers outside the open season, to support farmers and other land managers in Orkney.

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International biodiversity conference announced

09 May, 2019

Scotland’s nature agency SNH has welcomed First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirming that Scotland will host a UN-backed international nature conference in Spring 2020.

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