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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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MEDIA INVITE: First Minister to open John Muir Way

16 April, 2014

Issued by East Lothian Council & Scottish Natural Heritage

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First Minister Alex Salmond will officially open the new 134-mile coast-to-coast pathway, the John Muir Way, in Dunbar on 21 April.

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Clean up for nature at Forvie

11 April, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is asking for help on Easter Monday to clear debris that has washed ashore over the winter at Forvie national nature reserve.

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‘Mowgli’ and ‘Brave’ flying high

11 April, 2014

A new satellite tracking project run by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) will boost understanding about the behaviour of golden eagles.

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SNH responds to raptor poisonings in Ross-shire

11 April, 2014

In response to the red kite and buzzard poisonings in Ross-shire, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is issuing the following statement today (11 April).

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Celebrating 100 years of famous Aberdeenshire fossil site

10 April, 2014

A free talk about the famous fossils found at Rhynie in Aberdeenshire takes place on 22 April to celebrate the centenary of the Rhynie Chert.

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Exhibition of nature photography to help celebrate the life of John Muir

08 April, 2014

An outdoor exhibition of wildlife photographs opens at Taynish National Nature Reserve (NNR) next week to help launch the John Muir Festival.

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Pine marten arrive on Mull

07 April, 2014

Pine martens found on Mull are not native to the island and probably arrived there accidentally on timber boats about ten years ago, says a report published today (Thursday) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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Aberdeen pupils’ top nature photos on tour

04 April, 2014

Prize-winning nature photos from Aberdeen secondary pupils will be part of a free touring exhibition around North East Scotland this spring.

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People invited to SNH reception in Helensburgh

04 April, 2014

Local people are being invited along to an informal evening reception held by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) at The Victoria Halls on Tuesday 15th April from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.

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