Tag Archives: Loch Leven

Loch Leven Special Protection Area named a finalist for 2018 Natura 2000 Awards

Scottish Natural Heritage and partners were recently shortlisted for a prestigious Natura 2000 award. Karen Mitchell, Operations Officer based in our Battleby office has just returned from the award ceremony in Brussels. Here’s the low down of the prestigious event. … Continue reading

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A blog escape from the city

For those of us who live and work in towns and cities, our daily lives awash with traffic, noise and business, the countryside can sometimes seem a faraway place. It can be a breath of fresh air to even read … Continue reading

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The changing nature of our climate

Imagine if you could no longer find your favourite bird on the wetland in winter, or if trees were dying in your local wood for lack of water in summer. What if the fish in our rivers changed, and salmon … Continue reading

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Glen Tanar black grouse count

Jeremy Squire is a member of the reserve team at Loch Leven National Nature Reserve. As part of his wider work around Scotland he recently had a day away from Loch Leven, to help with the annual census we take … Continue reading

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Best of British – Nature Reserves

Scottish Natural Heritage has teamed up with its sister nature conservation agencies in the UK – Natural Resources Wales, Northern Ireland Environment Agency and Natural England – to recommend where to see nature at its most splendid this autumn. Usually … Continue reading

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