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Trust welcomes rejection of peat extraction plans in Fife

The Trust welcomes Fife Council’s rejection of plans for horticultural peat extraction.
2nd Jul 2015Breaking news

Trust welcomes Scottish Government’s Biodiversity Strategy Roadmap

The Trust supports the Scottish Government’s priorities published today which will help Scotland meet global biodiversity targets by 2020.
25th Jun 2015Breaking news

Deer management provisions in Land Reform Bill welcome but fall short

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. 
23rd Jun 2015Breaking news

Small blue butterfly thriving in Irvine

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.

Trust welcomes ambitious plans for seabed recovery

The Trust has welcomed ambitious proposals to protect fragile areas of seabed from damaging fishing practices. 
12th Jun 2015Breaking news, Policy

MSPs urged to end horticultural peat extraction

The Trust is urging MSPs to send a message to the Scottish Government that the damaging practice of horticultural peat extraction should end.
28th May 2015Breaking news, Policy

Two chicks hatch at Loch of the Lowes over bank holiday weekend

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.  

Trust joins Bee Coalition following NFU application to use bee-killing pesticide

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.

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