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#YCW2020 A Day in the Life – Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) Project Officer James Symonds

During the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020, we’ve been joining NatureScot staff and partners working along our shorelines and watery places to gain an insight into the important and varied work they do. This month we hear from SISI … Continue reading

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Assessing the damage of the Tay Reedbeds blaze

The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative is tackling invasive species in the north of Scotland – led by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and funded by SNH and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.  Here one of the project team – Mark Purrmann-Charles … Continue reading

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Glasgow’s water voles

Today’s guest blog comes courtesy of Robyn Stewart, Glasgow’s Water Vole Ambassador. The discovery of thriving populations of water voles in a residential area of Glasgow away from traditional habitat is considered to be of national significance. SNH are supporting Glasgow City Council … Continue reading

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Repelling invasives

Aliens were in the news last week – but these ones are from right here on planet Earth. In a week-long awareness raising push by the UK Government, invasive, non-native species and the problems they can cause were put under … Continue reading

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