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Accolade for the Great Trossachs Forest

The Great Trossachs Forest has received the National Nature Reserve accolade.

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Milestone for the A82 project

Felling work at Glen Righ marks a milestone in the challenging A82 project.

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Exploring the archaeology of Dun Deardail

The first archaeological excavation at the Iron Age fort of Dun Deardail in Glen Nevis has taken place.

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New native woodland in Galloway Forest Park

A new native woodland is being planted in Galloway Forest Park.

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Youth employment skills training

Our Employment Skills Programme helps to equip young people with skills training, work experience and qualifications to help them gain paid employment.

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Kilpatrick Hills walking link to John Muir Way

A new 5mile section of the John Muir Way is set to open providing everyone with a chance to enjoy more recreation opportunities.

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White-tailed sea eagle success

Scotland is home to 100 pairs of white-tailed sea eagles. A young eagle has been tagged and ringed in advance of its first flight from the nest.

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Queen’s View Visitor Centre shortlisted for award

Our Queen's View visitor centre has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

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A ‘garden room’ at Ninewells Hospital

This ground breaking project demonstrates that with good design and access improvements, hospital grounds can be used by everyone for physical activity, recreation, recuperation and viewing nature.

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