Category Archives: Community engagement

Mull Eagle Watch – community takes a thriving partnership to new success

The unique partnership of Mull Eagle Watch – an eagle protection and public viewing partnership between Scottish Natural Heritage, Forestry Commission Scotland, RSPB, the Mull and Iona Community Trust, and Police Scotland – has gone from strength to strength in … Continue reading

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Play for Scotland this weekend and take care of your trails

Mountain bikers from all over Europe will be out in force volunteering their time to take care of their trails this weekend, Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 April. The driving force behind this international competition is Graeme McLean, project manager … Continue reading

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Deer Management on the Assynt peninsula

Nationally and internationally important woodlands on northwest Sutherland’s Assynt peninsula are being seriously damaged by high numbers of grazing red deer. Over several years now our attempts to get the key landowners to agree a plan to manage the deer … Continue reading

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Are our plants changing?

How would you like to take part in a UK-wide project to record how our plant species are changing over time? The National Plant Monitoring Scheme (NPMS) is looking for volunteers to adopt a one km square. If you are … Continue reading

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RSPB Scotland launches search for conservation heroes

The search to find Scotland’s nature conservation heroes has begun with entries now open for RSPB Scotland’s Nature of Scotland Awards 2016. Now in their fifth year, these prestigious awards champion the innovative projects and dedicated people across the country … Continue reading

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Celebrating WWF’s Earth Hour

This Saturday (19 March) at 8.30pm we will join millions across the world to celebrate WWF’s Earth Hour and switch off our lights for one hour to demonstrate that we, like so many of you, care about the future of … Continue reading

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Evanton Community Wood – A real community adventure….

Evanton village sits just off the A9 on the Cromarty Firth just 16 miles north of Inverness. A thriving village serving a local population of around 1200, Evanton has one amenity that has grown (literally) from strength to strength – … Continue reading

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