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Diary entries from Creag Meagaidh (Part 2)

The 2017-2018 intake of SNH Graduate Placements took to the Highlands in mid December to visit Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve (NNR). As part of their training and development, they ventured out to learn more about reserve management and volunteering. … Continue reading

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Diary entries from Creag Meagaidh (Part 1)

The 2017-2018 SNH graduates took to the Scottish Highlands in a cold December to learn more about reserve management, and volunteering at Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve. Steven Sinclair, our Year of Young People 2018 graduate, provides a narrative about … 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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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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Inspiring and educating about the natural world

Steven Sinclair is our Year of Young People 2018 Graduate Placement. He is working on engaging young people with nature, and is involved with National Nature Reserve communications. He tells us about his volunteering experience. Tell us a bit about … Continue reading

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Ginormous whirligigs and camera trapping – a year at Caerlaverock NNR

Our graduate placement at Caerlaverock NNR, Ellie Oakley, reflects over the year and looks back on the highlights and achievements. Last year, I had to make a decision to either carry on with my study of Countryside and Environmental Management … Continue reading

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Meet our 2016/17 graduate placements

Kerrie Craig, graduate placement in the Planning and Renewables unit introduces us to the SNH Graduate Placements 2016/2017. The outgoing President Barack Obama famously said of young people that “they are the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and … Continue reading

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Beinn Eighe’s hidden Gem

Beinn Eighe NNR might be best known for Scots pine, red deer and golden eagles, but if you happen to be walking the old ‘Pony path’ into the heart of the Reserve, and you take a glance down at your feet … Continue reading

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Reflections on an SNH graduate placement

From cuddling pufflings to fieldwork up a mountain in gale-force winds, Natalie Cozzolino, one of our six graduate placements from 2015-2016, recalls her varied year with SNH. Last summer I was one of the lucky six to be selected for … Continue reading

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