15 August, 2018
Scientists seeking to discover whether Scotland’s seas are a mating ground for basking sharks have gathered new footage showing the sharks being sociable, including a first look at groups forming on the seabed. These data have been gathered by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the University of Exeter as part of a new camera tagging project which launched earlier this month.
14 August, 2018
Here's our position on recent mountain hare research:
10 August, 2018
Francesca Osowska, CEO of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), has set herself an arduous task: cycling over 1300 miles across Scotland, divided into seven, 5-day-long legs. On 13 August Francesca sets off from Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve (NNR) on the sixth leg of her journey, taking her along the spectacular Loch Linnhe coast on route 78 of the National Cycle Network. She’ll cycle into the picturesque Kilmartin Glen, home to hundreds of prehistoric standing stones, cairns, and cists. Local media and SNH staff are invited to join at any point during her journey.
02 August, 2018
Breakthroughs with satellite technology are helping Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) to map and understand the devastating effects of wildfires in Scotland.
01 August, 2018
As a Europe-wide ban on the sale of giant-rhubarb comes into force (Thursday 2 August) Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is asking the public to report sightings of this invasive non-native species and help it keep Scotland free of the plant.
31 July, 2018
As the weather warms up, the deer stalking season begins. Walkers can make sure they won’t disturb stalking by checking the Heading for the Scottish Hills website, a service managed by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) to provide details on deer stalking on estates between July and late October.
30 July, 2018
A report into Strathbraan Community work to support wader populations has been published today by Scottish Natural Heritage’s Scientific Advisory Committee.
28 July, 2018
A new woolly weapon is being deployed in the battle against giant hogweed on the River Deveron by the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative.
Chris Packham’s UK Bioblitz Campaign Visits Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve Investigating the State of Our Nation’s Wildlife
19 July, 2018
Nature reserves are not enough!