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Trust opposes plans for commercial peat extraction in Fife

The Trust is opposing plans for commercial peat extraction in Fife. The Trust strongly believes there should be no new peat extraction sites, and existing sites should be restored to as near favourable condition as possible.

Red squirrel conservation project receives award

The Trust is celebrating after its red squirrel project was recognised for its groundbreaking work in protecting the iconic native species.

Search for coral-like seaweed in Wester Ross seas

A seabed exploration took place in the seas of Wester Ross last weekend (8 and 9 November) for one of Scotland’s hidden treasures, an unusual, hard seaweed known as maerl.

Groundbreaking Edinburgh Living Landscape launched

An initiative that aims to make Edinburgh the best city in Europe to live in by 2050 has launched today with an event attended by Minister for Local Government and Planning, Derek Mackay MSP.

Scots pine at Loch of the Lowes wins Scottish Tree of the Year

Scotland’s leading nature conservation charity, the Scottish Wildlife Trust, has announced that a Scots pine at one of its most popular wildlife reserves has won the prestigious Scottish Tree of The Year award.

Pink-footed geese record at Montrose Basin broken again

The Trust has today announced that the record-breaking number of pink-footed geese at its Montrose Basin Wildlife Reserve has again increased.

Trust welcomes carrier bag charge in Scotland

The Trust has welcomed the introduction of a charge on single-use carrier bags in Scotland. 

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