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Ant Boy Xander keeps collecting awards as well as wildlife records

Ant Boy Xander keeps collecting awards as well as wildlife records

Ant Boy Xander keeps collecting awards as well as wildlife records

19 November 2020

Xander Johnston has been named the winner of The National Biodiversity Network Young Person's Award for 2020


'Time to stop pussy-footing about with dirty camping in Highlands'

'Time to stop pussy-footing about with dirty camping in Highlands'

'Time to stop pussy-footing about with dirty camping in Highlands'

16 October 2020

Call for bans on overnight parking and fines for those who become too intoxicated and make life a misery for local residents


Brown bin collection service in Highlands is extended

Brown bin collection service in Highlands is extended

Brown bin collection service in Highlands is extended

16 October 2020

Usually garden waste collections stop for the winter at the end of this month


UK's wettest ever day 'would have filled all of Loch Ness', says Met Office

UK's wettest ever day 'would have filled all of Loch Ness', says Met Office

UK's wettest ever day 'would have filled all of Loch Ness', says Met Office

16 October 2020

Met Office says enough rain fell across Britain to fill the whole of Loch Ness


Bridge up for grabs in the Cairngorms National Park

Bridge up for grabs in the Cairngorms National Park

Bridge up for grabs in the Cairngorms National Park

08 October 2020

The structural steel will provide for a 15m span foot bridge or 7.5m light vehicle bridge


Cows moo-ved into Cairngorms reserve to help capercaillie

Cows moo-ved into Cairngorms reserve to help capercaillie

Cows moo-ved into Cairngorms reserve to help capercaillie

05 October 2020

New arrivals will graze land and help improve food source for endangered bird


Scottish Government has said welfare of country's deer is paramount in cull row

Scottish Government has said welfare of country's deer is paramount in cull row

Scottish Government has said welfare of country's deer is paramount in cull row

18 September 2020

'Managing deer necessary to cut ecological damage and protect young trees which is imperative in climate change battle'


Claims proposed deer cull in Scotland's national forests will orphan calves

Claims proposed deer cull in Scotland's national forests will orphan calves

Claims proposed deer cull in Scotland's national forests will orphan calves

17 September 2020

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association has presented public petition to Nicola Sturgeon demanding cull is halted


Strathspey farmers given lead role to encourage nature onto their land

Strathspey farmers given lead role to encourage nature onto their land

Strathspey farmers given lead role to encourage nature onto their land

17 September 2020

New approach means the more the land supports nature, the higher the score and the higher the payment


Electric vehicle and environment views sought as council marks Climate Week

Electric vehicle and environment views sought as council marks Climate Week

Electric vehicle and environment views sought as council marks Climate Week

14 September 2020

OPINIONS and ideas over electric transport uptake are being sought by Highland Council at a series of special events to mark Scotland's Climate Week.


Cairngorms National Park Authority takes delivery of two new electric cars

Cairngorms National Park Authority takes delivery of two new electric cars

Cairngorms National Park Authority takes delivery of two new electric cars

14 September 2020

Transport Scotland’s Switched-on Fleet Grant Offer is funding 90 per cent of the three year lease costs


Sowing the seeds for success in Strathspey

Sowing the seeds for success in Strathspey

Sowing the seeds for success in Strathspey

11 September 2020

Strath charity which works with landowners to establish flower meadows for pollinators shortlisted for prestigious nature award


Drier and warmer summers could leave Highlands' private water supplies high and dry

Drier and warmer summers could leave Highlands' private water supplies high and dry

Drier and warmer summers could leave Highlands' private water supplies high and dry

20 August 2020

The latest UK climate projections show a trend towards drier and warmer summers, with the west of Scotland set to become wetter and the east drier


Possible bloom of Blue Green algae at Cairngorms beauty spot

Possible bloom of Blue Green algae at Cairngorms beauty spot

Possible bloom of Blue Green algae at Cairngorms beauty spot

15 August 2020

Samples being investigated by Highland Council environmental health department and NHS Highland public health officials


Electric passenger plane hops between mainland and islands is not the stuff of sci-fi, says Lord Thurso

Electric passenger plane hops between mainland and islands is not the stuff of sci-fi, says Lord Thurso

Electric passenger plane hops between mainland and islands is not the stuff of sci-fi, says Lord Thurso

15 August 2020

Highlands should be at vanguard of 'completely green tourism'


Fresh yellow alert for thunderstorms and flash flooding issued

Fresh yellow alert for thunderstorms and flash flooding issued

Fresh yellow alert for thunderstorms and flash flooding issued

12 August 2020

THUNDERSTORMS could hit parts of Badenoch and Strathspey, the Met Office has warned after issuing a yellow warning centred on the Cairngorms.


WATCH: Exotic resident at Highlands botanic gardens makes a blooming rare appearance

WATCH: Exotic resident at Highlands botanic gardens makes a blooming rare appearance

WATCH: Exotic resident at Highlands botanic gardens makes a blooming rare appearance

06 August 2020

Agave scabra has its natural habitat in Mexico but has excelled in the cactus house at Inverness Botanic Gardens


Scottish Government urges public to act responsibly in countryside

Scottish Government urges public to act responsibly in countryside

Scottish Government urges public to act responsibly in countryside

24 July 2020

There has been a surge in problems with littering and camp fires at beauty spots including Loch Morlich and the surrounding Glenmore area


Aviemore waste centre now accepting wood and scrap metal after Covid-19 lockdown

Aviemore waste centre now accepting wood and scrap metal after Covid-19 lockdown

Aviemore waste centre now accepting wood and scrap metal after Covid-19 lockdown

23 July 2020

Bagged household waste, garden waste, large and small electrical appliances and cardboard already being taken


Stunning images celebrate the best of wildlife in UK and Ireland

Stunning images celebrate the best of wildlife in UK and Ireland

Stunning images celebrate the best of wildlife in UK and Ireland

23 July 2020

Image of a markhor overlooking his enclosure at the Highland Wildlife Park is highly commended in prestigious photo contest


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