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News from Aug 2014

Two species recorded in East Lothian wood first

30/08/2014
Two species recorded in East Lothian wood first Two species of wildlife have been recorded for the first time at a wood in East Lothian. The comma butterfly and nuthatch were recorded by the Woodland Trust Scotland at Pressmennan Wood. Both species are un...

Police ‘best placed’ to tackle wildlife crime, says society

30/08/2014
Police ‘best placed’ to tackle wildlife crime, says society An increased police presence in rural areas would act as a deterrent to wildlife crime, the Law Society of Scotland has said. The organisation has responded to Scottish government co...

Amazing pictures catch moment humpback whale surfaces in Moray Firth

28/08/2014
Amazing pictures catch moment humpback whale surfaces in Moray Firth Marine mammal scientists from the Cetacean Research and Rescue Unit in Banffshire had the close encounter with a  humpback whale during a survey trip off the coast yesterday. The giant ...

Eagle Heights

27/08/2014
Eagle Heights The Mull Eagle Watch have had another fantastic season and are sad to see it come to an end over the next few weeks. Iona and Fingal the resident pair of white-tailed eagles have managed to produce a healthy female chick which fledged s...

Ardnamurchan at Home Festival

26/08/2014
Ardnamurchan at Home Festival The Ardnamurchan Tourist Association is hosting a week long festival in Ardnamurchan, Moidart  and Morvern from Saturday 27th September finishing with a ceilidh and dance on Friday 3rd October 2014. The festival is intended...

Wildlife Webcams

05/08/2014
Wildlife Webcams Did you know Wild Scotland has 4 members with live wildlife webcams? Why not take a peek and see if you can spot anything. Loch of the Lowes Osprey Watch Aberfoyle Osprey Project Mull Eagle Watch Scottish Seabird Centre

Protection seal of approval

05/08/2014
Protection seal of approval Legislation to designate 194 protected sites for seals has been introduced to the Scottish Parliament. Under the draft Order, which is subject to the normal parliamentary procedures, it will be an offence from 30 September to i...

Speyside Wildlife acts on its Responsible Travel policy

04/08/2014
Speyside Wildlife acts on its Responsible Travel policy Wild Scotland member Speyside Wildlife based in the Cairngorms National Park, leads small group wildlife watching holidays throughout the world and has a stringent Responsible Travel policy. Recent...

Basking in the Sea of the Hebrides

04/08/2014
Basking in the Sea of the Hebrides The Sea of the Hebrides is the place to be in summer if you’re a basking shark. Scottish Natural Heritage and the University of Exeter have joined forces in an exciting new tagging project which will help to solve so...

Advice surgeries in Aviemore

04/08/2014
Advice surgeries in Aviemore Keep Scotland Beautiful has organised free Climate Challenge Fund (1:30pm-3pm) and Junior Climate Challenge Fund (3:45pm-5pm) advice surgeries in Aviemore on the 7th August at Aviemore Community Centre. Of the £10.3 million ...

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