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New Isle of May visitor centre

09 May, 2014

A stunning new visitor centre opened on the Isle of May this week.

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Cash award helps Scots youngsters to enjoy nature and complete their 'Discovery'

09 May, 2014

Two hundred youngsters, 70% of them from disadvantaged backgrounds, will get close to nature and enjoy outdoor adventures this spring following a grant from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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Bird's eye view of Wester Ross sea eagle chicks

08 May, 2014

Visitors to the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (NNR) visitor centre in Wester Ross will be treated to fantastic close up views of sea eagle chicks this summer.

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Pine martens spread to South Scotland

07 May, 2014

A report published today finds that pine martens are starting to re-colonise the south of Scotland.

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Go-ahead for Central Belt nature project

06 May, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has received the green light for a £2.3 million LIFE project

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High risk of deer on roads in May

02 May, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is warning motorists to slow down and be on the lookout for deer on the road, especially in May.

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Marine Protected Areas consultation results published

02 May, 2014

The results of a public consultation on a proposed network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have been published today (Friday 2 May), along with scientific advice and recommendations

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Muir to celebrate across the Central Belt

01 May, 2014

The celebrations to mark the launch of the John Muir Way continue in May and June, with more than 50 community events being held across the Central Belt.

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Environmental volunteering is key to healthier happy more employable young people says SNH chairman

28 April, 2014

Scotland's young people can become healthier, happier, and more employable by taking part in environmental volunteering, according to the chairman of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH

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40,000 people take part in John Muir Festival

25 April, 2014

When the John Muir Festival ends, on Saturday 26 April in Helensburgh and Loch Lomond shores, it’s estimated that almost 40,000 people will have taken part in the festival’s programmed and associated events.

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