8thAugust 2023

All about Owls

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This article in The Conversation (7 August 2023) explores the Spooky, stealthy night hunters: revealing the wonderful otherworld of owls.

1stAugust 2023

How do we save our seas?

01.08.23|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , |

Did you know that our oceans occupy two-thirds of the total surface area of planet Earth? Discover more in this Field Studies Council blog (29 June 2023) from Gem Simmons (a tutor at Rhyd-y-Creuau). Explore the crucial role of marine ecosystems, the threats they are facing, and how we can [...]

12thApril 2023

Steps to a career in wildlife management

12.04.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , , , |

Checkout this blogpost by Scotland’s Nature Ponies, coastlines and rugged mountains – a pathway into deer management on Rum (12 April 2023). Here, Beth Lamont describes her unconventional route into the sector and her experiences as a NatureScot Wildlife Management Practical Placement on Rum National Nature Reserve (NNR).

6thApril 2023

Update from Orkney Native Wildlife Project

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This post in Scotland’s Nature (5 April 2023) features a guest blog from Adam Robertson, the Communications Officer for the Orkney Native Wildlife Project. Find out about the important work of conserving voles on Orkney and the skills of the team carrying out conservation work during spring.

9thFebruary 2023

Ocean-Friendly Schools Award available now!

09.02.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Check out the new Ocean-Friendly Schools Award developed by the Marine Conservation Society. This free, curriculum-linked initiative is all about inspiring and empowering young people to care for our ocean. The award has been designed to be run by a class, school council or eco team, and meets Eco-Schools requirements [...]

10thJanuary 2023

Ellie and Christina’s wild night out

10.01.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , |

Learning for Sustainability Scotland signposted this great article in Scotland: The Big Picture.  It tells the story of how experiencing wildlife up close in the Cairngorms National Park helped steer two young conservationist, Ellie and Christina, into roles in a landscape-scale restoration project. They want the doors to such opportunities [...]

8thNovember 2022

Successful breeding season for wildcats in the Cairngorms

08.11.22|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , , |

Cairngorms Nature News (3 November 2022) report that the Saving Wildcats project has had an incredibly successful first breeding season this year. 22 kittens were born in a dedicated conservation breeding for release centre in a quiet area away from visitors at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s (RZSS) Highland [...]