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Call for poetry inspired by Tentsmuir nature reserve

22 January, 2020

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is calling on poets to show their love of nature by writing verses inspired by Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve.

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Endangered skate movements revealed

14 January, 2020

An online resource for tracking the movements of some of the largest and rarest creatures in British waters has been expanded.

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New ocean-inspired music to mark Year of Coasts and Waters

10 January, 2020

Scotland’s unique marine environment will be celebrated in a special performance at Celtic Connections to mark the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020.

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Ceòl ùr na mara a’ comharrachadh Bliadhna nan Cladaichean is nan Uisgeachan

10 January, 2020

Thèid àrainneachd mara na h-Alba a thaisbeanadh aig cuirm shònraichte aig Celtic Connections airson Bliadhna nan Cladaichean is nan Uisgeachan 2020 a chomharrachadh.

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Spectacular year of ‘firsts’ on Scotland’s nature reserves

08 January, 2020

2019 was a spectacular year for Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH’s) nature reserves, including the first-ever black grouse displaying at Beinn Eighe; a flowering of aspen trees at Muir of Dinnet for the first time in almost 25 years; a fifth record-breaking year for visitors to the Isle of May; and 300,000 walkers, cyclists and runners flocking to Loch Leven.

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Communities urged to “Plunge In” to Year of Coasts and Waters

07 January, 2020

A new £150,000 fund has been announced to help community groups celebrate Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 in style.

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Nature fund’s £156k award to protect threatened waders

30 December, 2019

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has confirmed that a project to help one of Scotland’s most threatened breeding bird species will be a recipient of the Scottish Government's Biodiversity Challenge Fund.

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Highland biodiversity projects share more than £320k of Nature fund cash

30 December, 2019

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has confirmed that three nature projects will share more than £320,000 to help some of the Highlands’ most threatened wildlife as recipients of the Scottish Government's Biodiversity Challenge Fund.

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Fife biodiversity project awarded £160k nature fund cash

30 December, 2019

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has confirmed that a Fife project to improve and link two important wildlife corridors across St Andrews will be a recipient of the Scottish Government’s Biodiversity Challenge Fund.

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Maoineachadh luach £5m airson turasachd sa Ghàidhealtachd is na h-Eileanan

28 December, 2019

Thèid maoineachadh ERDF (Maoin Leasachaidh Roinneil na h-Eòrpa/European Regional Development Fund) luach £5 millean a roinn eadar naoi pròiseactan anns a’ Ghàidhealtachd is na h-Eileanan, airson àrainneachd, fiadh-bheatha is cultar na Gàidhealtachd is nan Eilean a bhrosnachadh, a-rèir Rùnaire na Turasachd is a’ Chultair, Fiona Hyslop.

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