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Pink-footed geese arrive at Montrose Basin

The first of tens of thousands of pink-footed geese have touched down at Montrose Basin Wildlife Reserve and Visitor Centre at the end of a long migration.

Helicopter drop allows path repairs on remote seabird colony

More than 120 tonnes of stone and path-building materials have been airlifted to Handa Island reserve to allow Scottish Wildlife Trust contractors and volunteers to repair the paths. 
15th Sep 2016Reserves

50 for the Future - Designate new protected areas

In this week's 50 for the Future article, Chris Mahon defines and discusses protected areas and the role they play.
15th Sep 2016Reserves

State of Nature report reveals continued decline in Scotland's wildlife

A major report revealing that almost one in ten Scottish species are at risk of extinction has been published today.

Trust Chief Executive re-elected to IUCN Global Council

The Trust's Chief Executive Jonathan Hughes has been re-elected to the Global Council of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature for a second term. Jonathan was first elected to the Council at the IUCN World Congr
12th Sep 2016Breaking news

Autumn Changes Edinburgh photography competition

As the nights draw in Edinburgh Living Landscape is asking people to share their images of seasonal change for a new photography competition called Autumn Changes Edinburgh. 

Trust issues warning over cuts to nature following Brexit

The Scottish Wildlife Trust has warned that Brexit should not be seen as an opportunity to reduce protection for wildlife and habitats or to cut funding for the natural environment. 
5th Sep 2016Policy, Breaking news

Children from Chernobyl visit Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre

A group of children living with the effects of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster have visited Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre in Grangemouth during a respite that can raise their immune systems for up to two years. 

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