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The Nature of Scotland

Issue 24 of The Nature of Scotland was the last issue that we shall be printing and distributing.

The ways in which we communicate are constantly evolving and it is with these opportunities in mind that we have decided to no longer print and distribute The Nature of Scotland. Instead we shall be publishing future articles through the many digital communications avenues available to us. Thank you very much for supporting our magazine over the past eight years.


Issue 24 - Autumn/Winter 2016 - Young Scot Youth Biodiversity Panel, the impact of mapping and photographic records on assessing our natural heritage and a closer look at our Green Infrastructure work. There are also features on mitigating the visual impact of power infrastructure, cycling the Hebridean Way, a look at conservation in Poland, and how the Scotch whisky industry is winning environmental plaudits. Our features Great Trail is the Fife Coastal Path.

Issue 23 - Spring/Summer 2016 - Scotland's Great Trails - The West Highland Way, Celebrating Hugh Miller, South-west Norway's woodland regeneration, How we can help nature cope with climate change, Tagging Scotland's basking sharks, 2020 vision - Scotland's Biodiversity route map, Stoats in Orkney, counting mountain hares, the issue of wildlife disturbance. [audio version 23]


Issue 22 - Autumn/Winter 2015 - Scotland's newest National Nature Reserve - The Great Trossachs Forest, Scotland's mountain biking progress, The Flow Country's multi-million pound project, dark bee breeding project around Beinn Eighe, Making the most of marine data, Gaelic place-names series - Skye. [audio version 22

Issue 21 - Spring/summer 2015 - Scotland's Year of Food and Drink 2015, Bass Rock gannet colony, Trees for Life, Mystery of marine strandings, Spanish connections, Glasgow Green, John Muir Way, Blas Festival and Scottish Outdoor Access Code. [audio version 21]


Issue 20 - Autumn/Winter 2014 - Marine Protected Areas, Scotland's peatlands, Whiskered bats, Scottish Code for Conservation Translocations, Scottish Nature Photography Festival, Golden eagles in south Scotland, Our planet's thermostat, Scottish Countryside Rangers Association [audio version 20]

Issue 19 - Spring/Summer 2014 - SOS Puffin, Cairngorms Nature, Rahoy Hills Wildlife Reserve, Scottish Youth Hostels, Rum National Nature Reserve, Ramblers Medal Routes and Peatland Revival. [audio version 19]


Issue 18 - Autumn/Winter 2013 - John Muir Way, Climate change, Tackling wildlife crime, Year of Natural Scotland, Choosing our tree, Adder Man, Wild Scotland, Tentsmuir NNR Artist in residence, Scottish ospreys in Spain, Bumblebees. [audio version 18]

Issue 17 - Spring/Summer 2013 - Year of Natural Scotland 2013 - Discover Scotland's Wildlife, Cairngorms National Park turns 10, BBC natural history programme on the Hebrides, Caring for Scotland's Countryside, Scottish Gamekeepers Association, Sustrans linking communities, Moray Firth dolphins. [audio version 17]


Issue 16  - Autumn/Winter 2012 - Year of Nature Scotland 2013, Branching out initiative, The Birds of Scotland goes digital, Pressure on Ben Nevis, Mixed fortunes for butterflies, New National Wildlife Rescue Centre, Glasgow's green guardians, 2020Vision project climax. [audio version 16]

Issue 15 - Spring/Summer 2012 - Beinn Eighe and Corrieshalloch Gorge NNR, Simple pleasures 'Take time out with nature challenge', Scotland Great Trails - new additions, Walking to Health programme, Orkney hen harriers, RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards, John Muir's name and legacy, Flower power in Slovenia. [audio version 15 ]


Issue 14 - Winter 2011 - Loch Leven NNR, Marine Protected Areas, The nature of youth, Design competition, Beaver diary, American mink and Scotland's Environment website. [audio version 14]

Issue 13 - Autumn 2011 - Clyde Valley Woodlands NNR, 21st Scottish Nature Photography Fair, Glasgow's natural treasures, Supporting sporting interests, SiteLink, Red kites, Natural play. [audio version 13]

Issue 12 - Summer 2011 - St Cyrus NNR, Signal Crayfish, Long Distance Trails, Tentsmuir Time Line Trail, Capercaillie, 2020 Vision, Nature of Scotland Awards, Celtic rainforest. [audio version 12]

Issue 11 - Spring 2011 - European Year of Volunteering, Wildlife crime reporting, Scotland's native plants and Edinburgh's Nepalese community, litter and wildlife in Scotland, Ariundle NNR, Sulwath Connections project in Dumfries and Galloway. [audio version 11]


Issue 10  - Winter 2010 - Mountain biking, Wildcat, Glenfeshie Estate, Recycling waste, Tentsmuir NNR, Gaelic language, RSPB's Futurescapes programme. [audio version 10]

Issue 9  - Autumn 2010 - Shark man, Marine priorities, Hazel gloves fungus, Scottish orchards, Glen Affric, Photography Fair, Manx shearwaters on Rum [audio version 9]

Issue 8  - Summer 2010 - Canoe trail, John Muir Awards, Simple and easy campaign, Public speaking, Ecofusion, DCS and SNH merger [audio version 8]

Issue 7  - Spring 2010 - Spotlight on Slovenia, 2010 International Year of Biodiversity, Paths for All, Noss NNR, Flanders Moss NNR, Wildlife detective, Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) [audio version 7]


Issue 6 - Winter 2009 - Sea change, Carrifran, Forvie NNR, Beinn Eighe NNR, Water of life [audio version 6]

Issue 5  - Autumn 2009 - Climate Change, Red Kites, Taynish NNR, Hint of Hope? [audio version 5]

Issue 4  - Summer 2009 - Dragonflies, National Parks, Inchcailloch NNR, The Highland Naturalists [audio version 4]

Issue 3  - Spring 2009 - Loch Leven trail, Sea eagles, Grounds for Learning, Blawhorn Moss NNR, Carbon storage [audio version 3]


Issue 2  - Autumn 2008 - The return of the Beaver, PlaceBook, Craigellachie NNR, Highland Art [audio version 2]

Issue 1 - Summer 2008 - Wildcat, Isle of May NNR, Summer Highlights, Climate Change, The Isle of Rum [audio version 1]

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