26 March, 2019
Gardeners peering into ponds at this time of year could be in for a nice surprise. The thick, jelly-ish clumps of frog spawn floating free and long strings of toad spawn, wrapped around water plants, will soon turn into a mass of wriggling tadpoles. And with a bit of help, they can grow up to be gardeners’ friends - slug and snail-devouring frogs and toads.
22 March, 2019
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has today welcomed the publication of the Scottish natural capital: Ecosystem Service Accounts, 2019.
20 March, 2019
The uniqueness of Beinn Eighe’s ancient Caledonian pine forest has been recognised with the establishment of the National Nature Reserve (NNR) as the UK’s first area designated for genetic conservation.
15 March, 2019
A speckled wood butterfly has become the 1.5 millionth wildlife record logged in North East Scotland.
13 March, 2019
Dog owners are being encouraged to take extra care around livestock when enjoying the great outdoors this spring.
05 March, 2019
A wildfire on the Isle of Rum last April has been assessed as having a low to medium impact, according to a report published by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) today.
27 February, 2019
Plans for the essential next steps to give the wildcat a sustainable future are underway, following a report by members of The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s Cat Specialist Group.
25 February, 2019
The latest Peatland ACTION Fund round is now open with £1.5 million available to restore damaged peatlands across Scotland.
22 February, 2019
Nature-lovers are being urged to help shed light on a rare winter sun-loving insect.