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SNH publishes revised guidance on wind farm siting and design

22 May, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has today (Thursday 22 May) published revised guidance on siting and designing wind farms in the landscape at the All Energy conference in Aberdeen.

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Botany walks at Loch Leven

22 May, 2014

With flowers in bloom, it's the perfect time to head out to Loch Leven national nature reserve to join in on a free botany walk and learn about the amazing variety of plants on the reserve.

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Big Pond Dip for NE

21 May, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is encouraging pond-dippers across the North East of Scotland to grab their nets and take part in the Big North East Pond Dip.

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Forvie poetry & nature walk

20 May, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is hosting a free poetry and nature walk to the cursed medieval village of Forvie on Tuesday, 27 May.

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Battle to keep Scottish waters free from invasive species

20 May, 2014

The battle to keep invasive non-native marine species under control is stepping up a notch, with the publication of ground-breaking guidance, the first of its kind for the UK

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Action to safeguard and promote gems of the 'dinosaur isle'

19 May, 2014

Local people on Skye are being invited to become voluntary wardens to help safeguard vulnerable fossil localities in a bid to tackle the problem of reckless collecting.

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Festival celebrates Scotland's nature

14 May, 2014

More than 160 events are expected to take place across the country from this Saturday (17 May) as part of Scotland's Nature Festival.

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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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