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Families celebrate Tentsmuir's 60th birthday

08 July, 2014

A free event for families marked Tentsmuir Point’s 60 years as a national nature reserve on 3 July. Over 140 children and parents sang ‘Happy Birthday’ and reserve manager Tom Cunningham cut a cake specially made for the occasion.

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Environment Minister launches Scottish reintroduction code

04 July, 2014

Scotland’s Environment and Climate Change Minister Paul Wheelhouse is launching a ground-breaking code for animal and plant reintroductions this afternoon at Scone.

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Secrets of Scotland’s basking sharks revealed in new report

02 July, 2014

Seas between the islands of Skye and Mull on Scotland’s west coast are highly important for basking sharks, according to a report published today (Wednesday) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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Isle of May offically opens new visitor centre

01 July, 2014

Visitors to the Isle of May national nature reserve will have even better experiences this year, thanks to a new building on the island which was officially opened in late June.

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Wildlife Blitz at Loch Leven

27 June, 2014

The 50th anniversary celebrations for Loch Leven national nature reserve continue next weekend, with two jam-packed days of BioBlitz activities.

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New wild land map published to support national planning documents

23 June, 2014

A new map of Scotland’s wild land areas has been published. The map supports the new National Planning Framework and Scottish Planning Policy, also launched today (Monday 23 June).

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Families invited to celebrate Tentsmuir’s 60th birthday

20 June, 2014

There are still spaces left for Tentsmuir nature reserve’s popular Family Day on Thursday, 3 July. The free event will celebrate Tentsmuir Point’s 60 years as a national nature reserve, as well as marking the Year of Homecoming Scotland.

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Artist in Residence says thank you and farewell at ‘Wee Gathering’

18 June, 2014

Artist Rachel Mimiec will mark the end of her nine-month residency in the Ben Nevis and Glen Coe National Scenic Area (NSA) with a ‘Wee Gathering’ at Glencoe Village Hall on Monday (23rd June).

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Transatlantic project celebrates John Muir

18 June, 2014

A transatlantic project which allows people across the world to virtually step inside the Scottish and American homes of Scottish conservationist John Muir, using cutting-edge 3-D scanning technology, has been unveiled today.

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New report published on Argyll’s trial beavers

17 June, 2014

The latest report looking at the trial reintroduction of beavers at Knapdale in Argyll has been published today (Tuesday17th June) by independent monitors of the trial, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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