Latest press releases
08 December, 2017
SNH staff, working in partnership with estates all over Scotland, regularly uses helicopters for counting and to assist with deer culling. In the last few years, we have helped transport stalkers by helicopter to cull deer in a variety of locations in North Ross, Kintail, West Grampians, East Grampian, as well as to some of our own properties.
30 November, 2017
Yesterday, the first pup of the season was born on the Ythan Estuary on Forvie National Nature Reserve, and many more seal pups will be born between now and the end of January. Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) asks people not to get too close for the animal’s and their own safety. The best thing people can do is to safely watch the seals from across the other side of the estuary on the beach at Newburgh.
29 November, 2017
As part of efforts to conserve hen harriers, 21 estates across Scotland have now joined the Heads Up for Harriers project in 2017.
24 November, 2017
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has submitted its advice to Highland Council on a proposed new golf course at Coul Links near Embo in Sutherland.
23 November, 2017
A lottery-funded project set up to protect Orkney’s native wildlife from invasive non-native stoats is encouraging the community to get involved and help shape the development of future work.