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SNH: advice in planning yields better results for people and nature

20 February, 2015

Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH) engagement in the planning system is delivering benefits for people and nature, its Board heard on Thursday 19 February.

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Fresh aims to protect Uists’ wader birds and stimulate local economy

19 February, 2015

Internationally important numbers of breeding wader birds help support the rural economy of the Outer Hebrides, the board of Scottish Natural Heritage recognised today.

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Latest beaver trial reports published

18 February, 2015

Numbers of beavers living in the wild in Argyll have remained stable in spite of high kit mortality, according to one of a series of reports published today (18 February) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). Other findings were that the beavers have had an impact on rare lichens in the area but have hardly used local rivers and streams.

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Lewis and Harris goose management scheme set for take-off

16 February, 2015

A new three year pilot project to manage the greylag goose population of Lewis and Harris has been launched this week, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) confirmed today.

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