Tag Archives: NatureScot

Safe and Sustainable Mushroom Foraging

Thinking of mushroom foraging? Check out this blog for tips on a sustainable – and tasty – foraging experience Continue reading

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Working together for nature and climate

It’s Scotland’s Climate Week and we’re encouraging everyone to talk about nature loss and climate change together, because without nature there is no climate.  To get your conversation started, David O’Brien shares his love of monitoring wildlife and explores the … Continue reading

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Terrific Tern Rafts

Thanks to a grant from the Scottish Government’s Nature Restoration Fund, managed by NatureScot, two tern rafts have been created at RSPB Scotland’s Loch of Spiggie nature reserve in Shetland. Today’s guest blog explains how these floating platforms are helping … Continue reading

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Two Basking Fish of the West Highland summer

Roddy Maclean shares his enthusiasm for two amazing summer visitors to our waters Continue reading

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Dà Iasg Bhlianaidh an t-Samhraidh

Tha Ruairidh MacIlleathain ag innse dhuinn mu dhà iasg-siubhail iongantach a thig a dh’uisgeachan na h-Alba as t-samhradh Continue reading

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Sole Sisters

As part of our Youth Engagement Action Plan we asked individuals from underrepresented communities to write about nature projects they’re passionate about. Today we hear from Halima Hussein, the founder of Sole Sisters, an outdoor adventure group that allows a … Continue reading

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Woodland Wheels Community Cycle Rides

As part of our Youth Engagement Action Plan we asked individuals from underrepresented communities to write about nature projects they’re passionate about. Today we hear from community cycle ride coordinators Zara Mohammed and Anna Canning, who tell us about Woodlands Wheels, … Continue reading

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A Gaelic View of ‘Wild’

The Gaelic equivalent of the English word ‘rewilding’ is ‘ath-fhiadhachadh’. Roddy Maclean argues that the word, and the concept, sit comfortably within a Gaelic world-view. Continue reading

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‘Ath-fhiadhachadh’ tro Shùilean nan Gàidheal

Tha Ruairidh MacIlleathain a’ cumail a-mach gu bheil ‘ath-fhiadhachadh’ nàdarrach gu leòr mar bheachd-smuain agus mar fhacal Continue reading

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Fairy Mountains of the Gàidhealtachd

The word sìth for ‘fairy mountain’ is less frequent than its diminutive form sìthean, but it is to be found in the names of some significant and beautiful hills. Leugh ann an Gàidhlig Many readers will be aware that the … Continue reading

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