New UK fly species found in Perthshire

A species of fly has been recorded for the first time in the UK at Tummel Shingle Islands Wildlife Reserve in Perthshire. 

Trust Chief Executive addresses Scottish Government Directors on Natural Capital

A presentation by Jonny Hughes, Chief Executive of the Scottish Wildlife Trust and Chair of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital to the Scottish Government Directors Network about the potential benefits of natural capital to Scotland.
29th Sep 2016Policy, Education

Water rail recorded breeding at Aberdeenshire reserve

One of the nation’s most elusive wading birds has been confirmed to be breeding at Red Moss of Netherley Wildlife Reserve for the first time.

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

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. 

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