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Beavers and a shared approach to wildlife management

Last week, NatureScot launched the Shared Approach to Wildlife Management which sets out how different interest groups can work together to help ensure healthy and valued populations of wildlife across Scotland. In the first of a series of blogs, we … Continue reading

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Partnership working on beavers

A few months on from the publication of the 2019 beaver licencing statistics, we take a closer look at the ongoing work with partners to reduce levels of beaver control measures in future. Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has supported efforts … Continue reading

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A ‘good story’ beats the facts

There’s been some media hype in Scotland over the last few days, claiming that beavers caused a suspected case of giardia. But giardia, the most common form of gut parasite infection in the UK and the world, has not been … Continue reading

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Tayside Beaver Study Group

It is common knowledge now that in May 2009 beavers were released at Knapdale Forest, in the heart of Argyll, as part of the Scottish Beaver Trial. The trial will run for five years and SNH co-ordinates the independent monitoring … Continue reading

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