The Trust welcomes Fife Council’s rejection of plans for horticultural peat extraction.
The Trust supports the Scottish Government’s priorities published today which will help Scotland meet global biodiversity targets by 2020.
The Trust welcomes proposals to provide Scottish Natural Heritage with more powers to compel irresponsible landowners and occupiers to produce Deer Management Plans under the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill.
The Trust is glad to confirm one of Scotland’s rarest butterflies - the small blue – is thriving in Ayrshire, two years after an ambitious translocation project.
The Trust has welcomed ambitious proposals to protect fragile areas of seabed from damaging fishing practices.
The Trust is urging MSPs to send a message to the Scottish Government that the damaging practice of horticultural peat extraction should end.
The Trust can reveal the remaining two eggs hatched at the Scottish Wildlife Trust Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre and Wildlife Reserve over the bank holiday weekend.
The Trust has signed the Bee Coalition’s letter urging the UK Government to reject the National Farmers Union application to lift the ban on a class of pesticides that are shown to have a damaging effect on bees and other pollinators.