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Scottish wildcats: next phase of official action plan to tackle threats

18 August, 2016

Scotland’s largest official wildcat action project is preparing to step up a gear with the launch of an ambitious neutering scheme aimed at stamping out interbreeding and reducing the risk of disease.

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Advice for walkers during the stalking season

17 August, 2016

The Heading for the Scottish Hills service has been launched by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) for this year. This service allows walkers to check ahead for possible deer stalking taking place on estates, to help reduce the chance of disturbing stag stalking during the peak season from late summer to 20th October.

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Moves to protect freshwater pearl mussels and salmon

09 August, 2016

Improvements in the River Dee as part of a £3.5 million UK project to improve habitat for freshwater pearl mussels and salmon are set to go ahead this week.

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Scottish Wildcat Action: wildcats are out there

05 August, 2016

Pioneering work aimed at saving the iconic Scottish wildcat using almost 150 volunteers and 347 trail cameras in five specific areas in Scotland has so far identified at least 19 wildcats based on coat markings.

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