Monthly Archives: February 2018

A career in Geographic Information Systems

Tina Ross works as a Geographic Systems and Data Co-ordinator within our Geographic Information Group. She is based at the Inverness office, and has been working for SNH for nearly three years. Tina tells us about her experience as a … Continue reading

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Driving towards a sustainable future

Kerrie Craig is a Graduate Environmental Consultant with Royal HaskoningDHV. Previously, she completed a six month Graduate Placement with SNH researching the repowering of onshore windfarms. She tells us about her experience of SNH and how that has helped to … Continue reading

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Half a century down the road

Fifty years ago Scottish Natural Heritage hadn’t come into being and Scotland’s leading environmental agency was The Nature Conservancy.  Bodies like Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) and Scottish Ornithologists’ Club (SOC) were in their infancy. SNH’s Jim Jeffrey explores the Spring … Continue reading

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Dreaming of auks

Natalie Sinclair is a PhD student at the University of St. Andrews. She takes us on a journey from her university studies, through her Work Placement with SNH in 2014-15, and talks about where the experience has taken her, a … Continue reading

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Secondment brings fresh perspectives to Peatland ACTION

Lauren Dixon is a recent graduate and currently on secondment at SNH as a Peatland ACTION Project Officer. She tells us how her secondment looks to benefit SNH and Scottish Water. This secondment opportunity arose as the Ugie Peatland Partnership … Continue reading

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What do wetlands do for you?

On World Wetlands Day, Andrew McBride, Peatland ACTION Programme Manager, explains the importance of taking care of our wetlands by telling us about Sandy Loch. This northern loch provides drinking water for Lerwick and much of the Shetland mainland but … Continue reading

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Nature conservation and natural capital

After two months on a graduate placement with SNH, Tom McKenna recently secured a permanent role as Economist with us. He tells us about his experience at SNH as a young person, and his work with the Natural Capital Asset … Continue reading

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