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News from Nov 2008

Wild Scotland Conference – presentations now available.

28/11/2008
Wild Scotland Conference 2008 Presentations now Available Wild Scotland’s Annual Conference was heralded a great success by all who attended the event near Perth yesterday.  The conference brought together an excellent range of speakers to discuss how ...

Wildlife Tourism Defies the Credit Crunch

27/11/2008
Wildlife Tourism Defies the Credit Crunch Wildlife tourism experts are meeting today for Wild Scotland’s Annual Conferencenear Perth.  The conference will examine why wildlife tourism is bucking the trend of recession and how it can continue to play an...

Blair Castle wins Gold Award for Green Tourism

26/11/2008
Blair Castle wins Gold Award for Green Tourism Atholl Estates is delighted to announce that Blair Castle has been awarded the Gold standard under the Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS). Currently at the Gold level, Blair Castle’s team have worked hard...

Wildabout Orkney Goes CarbonZero

21/11/2008
Wildabout Orkney Goes CarbonZero Wild Scotland member, Wildabout Orkneyhas taken the lead locally in combatting climate change by becoming Orkney’s first certified carbon neutral tour operator. Wildabout has always made an effort to minimise its carbon ...

Beaver capture now complete

21/11/2008
Beaver capture now complete The Scottish Beaver Trial is one step closer to the UK’s first native mammal reintroduction when four beaver families arrived in Heathrow last night. The beavers, originally from Telemark in Norway, will now spend six months ...

It’s Pine Marten Season at Loch of the Lowes!

19/11/2008
It’s Pine Marten Season at Loch of the Lowes! Scottish Wildlife Trust Loch of the Lowes Nature Reserve, near Dunkeld in Perthshire are pleased to announce the dates for their evening Pine Marten Watching Evenings. Spend an evening in front of the en...

Scottish Seabird Centre is Highly Commended at Responsible Tourism Awards 2008

14/11/2008
Scottish Seabird Centre is Highly Commended at Responsible Tourism Awards 2008 Many congratulations to Wild Scotland member, the Scottish Seabird Centre for receiving a Highly Commended in the Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 2008. The award-win...

Poisoning of white-tailed eagle condemned

14/11/2008
Poisoning of white-tailed eagle condemned The RSPB has condemned the illegal killing of a white-tailed eagle found poisoned on an estate in Tayside. The eagle was discovered earlier this year in an isolated glen in Angus near the boundary of the Glenquiec...

Wild Scotland in Norway!

06/11/2008
Wild Scotland in Norway! Wild Scotland went overseas last week as Wild Scotland manager, Caroline Warburton was invited to speak at two events in the Telemark region of Norway. The first event at Hovden, near the Hardangervidda National Park was part of a...

Sustainable use of Scotland’s natural environment worth £17.2 billion a year

05/11/2008
Sustainable use of Scotland’s natural environment worth £17.2 billion a year The sustainable use of Scotland’s natural environment underpins the country’s economy to the tune £17.2bn a year, 11% of the country’s total output, acc...