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Tag Archives: Research
Noticing change in times of uncertainty.
Chris Mackie is a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh’s Moray House School of Education and Sport. His research is funded by Scottish Natural Heritage’s Magnus Magnusson studentship. In this post, he reflects on how the current situation can … Continue reading
Posted in green health, Green infrastructure, Natural Health Service, Outdoor learning, Uncategorized, urban nature, Young people Tagged change, Chris Mackie, Covid-19, learning in nature, nature, NatureScot, Outdoor learning, Research, Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage, SNH, Wildlife Leave a comment
Forvie NNR – the first 60 years
Forvie has long been a special place. Back when people started to settle near the mouth of the river Ythan at the end of the ice age, it was a place rich in wildlife – or food as it would … Continue reading
Posted in coastal, conservation, Forvie NNR, National Nature Reserves, Outdoor learning, Research, Scottish Natural Heritage, SNH, Uncategorized, Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 Tagged Forve, grey seals, NatureScot, NNR, NNRs, Research, ScotNature, Scottish Natural Heritage, seals, SNH, tern colon, terns Leave a comment
Sea-searchers recognised for 31-year contribution to marine conservation.
SNH has supported Seasearch in Scotland for many years now. The skills and enthusiasm of their union of marine life investigators has in turn supported our own research. Some of our marine team are Seasearch volunteers in their free time. … Continue reading
Posted in Awards, biodiversity, citizen science, coastal, Community engagement, conservation, mapping, Marine, Marine Protected Areas, MPA, MPAs, Priority Marine Features, Research, sea life, SNH, survey, Uncategorized, Volunteering, Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 Tagged #YCW2020, citizen science, divers, diving, mapping, marine, marine life, Nature of Scotland Awards, NatureScot, Research, Scottish Natural Heritage, scuba, Seasearch, SNH, survey, training, Volunteering, volunteers, Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 #YCW2020 Leave a comment
Building with Nature – Greener Social Housing by Design
Scotland’s urban green spaces provide many benefits for people and nature – from opportunities to exercise; spaces to grow food; refuges for wildlife; and valuable services, such as managing flood water and mitigating the effects of air and noise pollution. … Continue reading
Posted in biodiversity, climate change, Community engagement, Flood management, Flooding, Flowers, gardens, green health, Green infrastructure, Natural Health Service, Planning, Projects, Research, Scottish Natural Heritage, SNH, Sustainable Drainage Systems, Uncategorized, urban nature Tagged climate change, design and nature, green design, green health, Green infrastructure, greenspaces, housing associations, nature, Research, urban greenspace, urban nature Leave a comment
Stormie nights on Fair Isle
Fair Isle sits at the southernmost point of Shetland and its name derives from the Old Norse name Friðarey, meaning ‘island of peace’. Fair Isle is famous for its knitwear, historic shipwrecks and its diverse bird life, so what better … Continue reading
Posted in Birds, coastal, Marine, Marine Protected Areas, MPA, MPAs, Non-native species, Scottish Natural Heritage, sea life, seals, Shetland, SNH, survey, Young people Tagged environmental management, Fair Isle, Helen Gunton, invasive non-native species, killer whales, Masters degree, Orca, Research, Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage, Shetland, SNH, storm petrel, student Leave a comment
Tree Coring: What it is and why we do it
We’ve published a new report about tree coring, called A review of the theory and practice of tree coring on live ancient and veteran trees. Here, our Woodlands Policy & Advice Officer Kate Holl tells us more about tree coring … Continue reading
Posted in History, Research, trees, woodlands Tagged Research, Scottish Natural Heritage, SNH, trees, woodlands Leave a comment
Scotland’s natural features improved
SNH recently released a report looking at the condition of Scotland’s natural features. SNH’s Site Condition Monitoring Data Manager Brian Dickson explains some of the findings and shares a few examples of the work we’ve done with partners. Scotland’s protected … Continue reading
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Sign up for the Southern Scotland Bat Survey!
In our February Species of the Month blog we featured the Brandt’s bat – a new confirmed species bat for Scotland (http://ow.ly/Zd2OH). Continuing with the batty theme, we now report on an exciting new citizen science survey of bats due … Continue reading
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