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Industry News from Jul 2014

Marine Protected Areas Designations

29/07/2014
Marine Protected Areas Designations On the 24th July 2014, 30 MPAs have been designated under the Marine (Scotland) Act and the UK Marine and Coastal Access Act. These will be incorporated into the National Marine Plan and represented in National Marine ...

RSPB Scotland welcomes Government protection for Scotland’s seabirds

28/07/2014
RSPB Scotland welcomes Government protection for Scotland’s seabirds RSPB Scotland has today welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to designate 14 draft Special Protection Areas (SPAs) for seabirds and 30 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) to safegua...

Welcoming our newest member – Wild things!

22/07/2014
Welcoming our newest member – Wild things! Wild Scotland would like to take this moment to welcome our newest member to the association, Wild things! Wild things! is a national environmental education charity based in Findhorn, Scotland. Over the p...

Golden eagles could return to southern Scotland

22/07/2014
Golden eagles could return to southern Scotland Improvements to habitats in the south of Scotland could lead to the area becoming a stronghold  for golden eagles. A study carried out by the Scottish Natural Heritage showed that the area could potentially...

Scottish wildcat sanctuary created on west coast

22/07/2014
Scottish wildcat sanctuary created on west coast A Scottish wildcat sanctuary has been created on the Ardnamurchan and Sunart peninsula on Scotland’s west coast in a bid to save the endangered species, which experts believe could number as few as 35. Th...

All Forests Survey results are out now!

21/07/2014
All Forests Survey results are out now! The ‘All Forests Survey’ results can now be found on the forestry commission website. These results provide a baseline for the number of visits and profile of visitors to Scotland’s National Forest Es...

C-N-Do Scotland Ltd among finalists revealed for this year’s Green Tourism Goldstar Awards

21/07/2014
C-N-Do Scotland Ltd among finalists revealed for this year’s Green Tourism Goldstar Awards Sixty of the UK’s most environmentally sustainable businesses have been shortlisted for one of the country’s most coveted awards – a Green Tour...

Borders on track for mountain bike conference

17/07/2014
Borders on track for mountain bike conference Commonwealth Games cyclist Grant Ferguson will share his experiences of mountain biking in Scotland with hundreds of delegates from around the world at a major conference heading for the Scottish Borders. The ...

Free Familiarisation Trip for Scottish Borders Tourism Businesses

17/07/2014
Free Familiarisation Trip for Scottish Borders Tourism Businesses Thursday 21st August Southern Uplands Partnership, Scottish Natural Heritage and Scottish Borders Council would like to invite tourism business owners and their staff to a memorable day out...

Save the Date! Wild Scotland Annual Industry Conference 2014

17/07/2014
Save the Date! Wild Scotland Annual Industry Conference 2014 On the Wednesday 26th November 2014 the annual Wild Scotland Industry Conference will take place at Perth Concert Halls from 10.15am – 4.00pm. You can keep up to date on all conference details...