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New generation of aspen trees for the strath

20 April, 2015

A new development will help establish new Aspen woodlands in the Strathspey area and ensure that the older woodlands become more connected.

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Purple Kelpies for John Muir Way

08 April, 2015

The Kelpies will kick off celebrations for the first anniversary of the John Muir Way on 18 April with a dramatic transformation: they’ll turn purple like the John Muir Way markers along the route.

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Isle of May opens with new reserve manager

02 April, 2015

The Isle of May is open again for the year – and is welcoming a new Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) reserve manager as well.

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New Sea Eagle Management Scheme launched for 2015

02 April, 2015

A new scheme has been introduced this year to continue support for livestock farmers and crofters experiencing impacts across the sea eagle breeding range.

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Spring in your step in Ayr

02 April, 2015

As spring and Easter break arrive, there are plenty of places in Ayr for people to enjoy nature and get fit and healthy at the same time, says Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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Spring in your step in Dundee

02 April, 2015

As spring arrives, there are plenty of places in Dundee for people to enjoy nature and get fit and healthy at the same time, says Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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New-look Beinn Eighe visitor centre set to open doors

01 April, 2015

The new-look visitor centre at Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (NNR) is set to open later this week in time for the Easter break.

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Looking for Loch Leven nature detectives

25 March, 2015

Budding nature detectives will have the chance to search for beasties great and small on Saturday, 4 April, at Loch Leven.

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Path network to boost health, economy, tourism and environment

19 March, 2015

Thirty new long distance routes are to be added to Scotland’s network of trails, cycleways and canal towpaths, as part of a national project to give people more opportunities to enjoy the outdoors and travel sustainably.

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Gannet numbers increase in northwest Scotland

18 March, 2015

A study of gannets off the northwest coast of Scotland has found the birds’ numbers have increased rapidly over the last decade.

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