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SNH: carbon targets achieved five years early but hard work still required

26 August, 2015

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) confirmed today it had achieved major carbon reduction targets five years early – but that challenges lie ahead as the organisation strives to make a full contribution to Low Carbon Scotland

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Nature site set to see action to improve Scots pine woodland

25 August, 2015

The most northerly estuary on Scotland's east coast, Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve (NNR) is set for work aimed at conserving and enhancing its native Scots pine woodland.

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Youngsters discover Scotland’s wilderness through Scottish Natural Heritage and The Outward Bound Trust partnership

21 August, 2015

Issued on behalf of the Outward Bound Trust

106 young people from Fife and Lochaber benefited from Outward Bound® courses this month with a real focus on natural heritage learning thanks to a partnership between The Outward Bound Trust and Scottish Natural Heritage.

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SNH advice for walkers during deer stalking season

19 August, 2015

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has launched a revamped version of the Heading for the Scottish Hills service, which allows walkers to check ahead for possible deer stalking taking place on estates. This helps reduce the chance of disturbing stag stalking during the peak season from late summer to 20th October.

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£3.5 million project to restore River Dee

14 August, 2015

‘Pearls in Peril’ LIFE project: In-stream restoration on the River Dee at Banchory and Sluie/Commonty

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A boost for golden eagles in South Scotland

14 August, 2015

Building on a report published by Scottish Natural Heritage last year, a new project will help boost the number of golden eagles in the South of Scotland. The project will look in detail at further work needed to revive the population, and build on the excellent partnership forged to realise the ambition of having more of these birds in the south.

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Talks continue on future status of site

13 August, 2015

Discussions on the Glen Roy National Nature Reserve with Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Lochaber Geopark Association, which raises awareness of geology, are continuing.

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New National Nature Reserve will be UK’s largest

13 August, 2015

The UK’s newest and largest National Nature Reserve (NNR) – The Great Trossachs Forest – took a step closer to reality today (13 August), after it was approved by the Board of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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Taking the Lead - Advice for land managers to encourage responsible dog walking

12 August, 2015

Dog walkers allowing their dogs to worry livestock or leaving dog dirt behind are problems many farmers, crofters and land owners struggle with every day.

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SNH launches consultation on second Gaelic Language Plan

11 August, 2015

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has today launched a public consultation on its proposed second Gaelic Language Plan.

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