Tag Archives: Cairngorms National Park

Scottish Natural Heritage at EUROPARC 2018

Last week Scottish Natural Heritage was a key sponsor of EUROPARC 2018; the largest gathering of protected area professionals in Europe. This annual event brings together hundreds of  park authorities, nature reserve staff and conservation professionals from up 36 European … Continue reading

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Time to celebrate bugs in the Cairngorms National Park

Which animals would pop into your head, if you were asked to list the most iconic species of wildlife found in the Cairngorms National Park. Red deer? Golden eagles? Red squirrels? Pine marten perhaps? Or maybe it’s the charismatic capercaillie? … Continue reading

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Big Park Big Questions

Grant Moir, CEO of Cairngorms National Park Authority, describes the nine issues to be addressed in the new Cairngorms National Park Partnership Plan and encourages everyone to take part in the conversation. The Cairngorms National Park is an incredible place … Continue reading

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Spotted: Scottish wildcat sighted at Parliament

Vicky MacDonald is the Communications Coordinator for the Scottish Wildcat Action project. Here she gives us an insight into why this project is important and what their new website hopes to achieve. It’s not every day you get to wear … Continue reading

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Something for the weekend ? Nature festivals

Scotland’s Nature Festival starts on May 17 and runs for nine days. This year there are over 160 events which provide great opportunities for people to get up close to nature. We’ve organised the festival with our partners to celebrate … Continue reading

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The Flora of the Cairngorms National Park

Rare Plants Registers are only one output of the Botanical Society of the British Isles (BSBI).  They are in effect mini floras which detail the locations, recorder and date recorded for local specialities, including the rarest of the rare. The registers, or floras, … Continue reading

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