From major landscape-scale restoration projects in the Highlands, to reintroducing beavers back to Scotland for the first time in 400 years, our projects range widely in size, scope and timescale.

We have had some notable successes over the last 60 years and more, however we realise there is a lot that still needs to be done. Our conservation projects focus on a wide range of species and habitats, and all lead us closer to achieving our vision. Find out more about some of our projects in the links below.

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An exciting, ambitious initiative to create a network of thriving riverbank woodlands and healthy river systems across the whole of Scotland.

Nextdoor Nature

Through Nextdoor Nature, we are empowering communities to take action for nature where they live.

Living Landscapes

Our Living Landscapes aim to deliver environmental, social and economic improvements to an area, rebuilding our natural environment on a larger scale than ever before.

Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels focuses on working with local communities to improve conditions for native red squirrels across Scotland and combat the spread of the invasive grey squirrel.

Living Seas

Focusing on marine planning and community engagement, our Living Seas work aims to ensure that Scotland’s marine resources are sufficiently protected for the benefit of people and wildlife.

Nectar Network

The Trust is leading a growing partnership working to deliver a network of pollinator-friendly sites between Irvine and Girvan in Ayrshire.

Scottish Beavers

The Trust has played a fundamental role in returning beavers to Scotland.

Digital transformation

We believe that digital transformation in Scotland’s environment sector can help to accelerate the speed at which we can tackle the shared challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss.

Earn Your Stripes

Earn Your Stripes aims to support the next generation of wildlife champions by helping young people aged 16-24 get involved with the environment sector.

Action for Nature in Ayrshire

Supporting volunteers to undertake a wide range of practical conservation work across greenspaces in Ayrshire, including our wildlife reserves.

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