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News from May 2021

Dive In to The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival’s Digital Debut – Ahoy Portsoy Celebrates the Year of Coasts and Waters Online

31/05/2021
Dive In to The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival’s Digital Debut Ahoy Portsoy Celebrates the Year of Coasts and Waters Online Organisers of one Scotland’s leading celebrations of maritime heritage are encouraging audiences to register to be part of i...

Orca Watch 2021: orca from the comfort of your living room! 

26/05/2021
Orca Watch 2021: orca from the comfort of your living room!  For the last 9 years, the end of May has seen groups of volunteers, tourists, and media travel to north east Scotland for the chance to glimpse one of Britain’s most charismatic and exciting...

West Highland College UHI and NatureScot create pilot Ranger Placement Scheme for Countryside Ranger Students

26/05/2021
West Highland College UHI and NatureScot create pilot Ranger Placement Scheme for Countryside Ranger Students West Highland College UHI (WHC UHI) Rural Skills staff are delighted to have been invited to work on a pilot Ranger Placement Scheme with NatureS...

#KeepScotlandWild Photography Competition – The Judging Panel

26/05/2021
#KeepScotlandWild Photography Competition – Introducing the Judging Panel The Wild Scotland photography competition, promoting responsible tourism is due to end on the 31st of May, with judges convening on the 3rd of June to select the lucky winner....

Famous killer whales ‘John Coe’ and ‘Aquarius’ back in Hebridean seas after being spotted off the English coast for the first time! 

25/05/2021
Famous killer whales ‘John Coe’ and ‘Aquarius’ back in Hebridean seas after being spotted off the English coast for the first time!  Much loved whales John Coe and Aquarius from the West Coast Community of killer whales were spotted on Wednes...

First Minister Update 25th May 2021

25/05/2021
First Minister Update 25th May 2021 At today’s media briefing the First Minister said the seven day average of new COVID-19 cases in Glasgow is continuing to rise but recognised public health efforts currently underway in the city would take time to wor...

Guidelines for Commercial Boat Operators Dated 21st May 2021

24/05/2021
Date published: 21 May 2021 Guidelines for Commercial Boat Operators Dated 21st May 2021 Commercial operators of charter and cruise vessels up to a maximum of 12 passengers The following was agreed with the Scottish Government on 17th May 2021 and publi...

Focus on ponds in National Invasive Species Week

19/05/2021
Focus on ponds in National Invasive Species Week National Invasive Species Week kicks off next week (24th May). The annual event will be largely virtual this year, with a series of seminars and webinars hosted across the UK to raise awareness of invasive ...

River partnership shortlisted for environment award

19/05/2021
River partnership shortlisted for environment award The partnership tasked with looking after the river Dee catchment in north east Scotland is a finalist in the Inspiring Aberdeenshire Awards. Shortlisted for the Beautiful Aberdeenshire Environmental Awa...

First Minister Update Relating to ease in restrictions in Scotland

12/05/2021
First Minister Update 11th May 2021 At the media briefing on the 11th May 2021,  the First Minister announced that from Monday 17th May most of mainland Scotland will move to Level 2, with eased restrictions on hospitality, entertainment, education and...

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