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15/03/2010 Locals invited to SNH reception

Local people in and around Harris are being invited along to an evening reception by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) in the Harris Hotel at 7.00 on Thursday 25 March 2010.

04/03/2010 Pilot project reduces loch pollution in Perthshire

An agricultural pilot scheme has successfully reduced phosphorus in five East Perthshire lochs in an internationally important wildlife site. Excess phosphorus can cause the growth of algae, which reduces water clarity and oxygen levels and leads to less plant and animal life in lochs.

26/02/2010 New boundary sharpens Rum reserve’s focus on nature and wildlife

The area of land covered by the Isle of Rum's national nature reserve (nnr) designation is to be adjusted following a review by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). The move is the latest recommendation of the organisation's ongoing national review of all Scotland’s nnrs to ensure reserve boundaries match with their nature conservation objectives.

23/02/2010 SNH asks winter outdoor enthusiasts to help wild birds survive

The return of sustained freezing temperatures across the country has prompted Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) to ask visitors to the outdoors to be sensitive to the plight of wildlife and birds. The present frozen conditions means wild birds, particularly those species which rely on wet habitats such as ducks, geese and shore waders, will likely be struggling to find sufficient food to survive.

22/02/2010 SNH confirms £83,000 funding for Aigas field centre in Highlands

A field centre near Beauly in Inverness-shire has benefited to the tune of £83,455 from funding by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

22/02/2010 Locals invited to SNH reception

Local people in and around Lairg in Sutherland are being invited along to an evening reception by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) at Ferrycroft at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 3 March.

15/02/2010 New staff strengthen SNH team on Islay

The Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) team on Islay has expanded recently with a number of staff starting new roles on the island.

12/02/2010 Locals invited to SNH reception in Dundee

Local people in and around Dundee are being invited along to an evening reception by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) in the Discovery Point Visitor Centre from 5.30 to 7.30pm on Thursday, 25 February.

11/02/2010 Going green brings gold to Forvie

Efforts by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) staff at Forvie national nature reserve (nnr) to enhance green credentials have earned a top national tourism award.

10/02/2010 SNH workshop will teach wild campers how to ' leave no trace'

This weekend (Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th February) Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is running workshops at the Fort William Mountain Festival to demonstrate wild camping techniques which ‘leave no trace’ on the natural environment. The Leave No Trace workshops, presented by experienced outdoor leader Myles Farnbank, will show how wild campers can enjoy adventures without leaving negative impacts on the natural landscape such as human waste, litter and scars from open fires.

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