• Green Connectors community planting day in Glasgow

    Joe Glover from our Giving Nature a Home team tells us about the Urban Green Connectors project and plans to improve some of Glasgow's greenspaces for wildlife and people.

    The Urban Green Connectors project is about enhancing greenspaces for people and wildlife, particularly pollinators like bees and butterflies. By improving active travel routes and ecological connections between greenspaces, we can also encourage…

    • 7 Dec 2021
  • Werritty Review of grouse moor management – one year on…

    A year ago today, Environment Minister Mairi Gougeon MSP stood up on the floor of the Scottish Parliament to announce the Scottish Government’s response to the Werritty Review of grouse moor management.

    That review, published in December 2019, had accepted the need for the protection of mountain hares, and for better regulation of both muirburn and medicated grit used to prevent disease in grouse. The review also…

    • 26 Nov 2021
  • Greenland geese and a unique Hebridean seawall

    RSPB Scotland’s Stephen Inglis explains how an upgrade to the 200 year-old seawall at our Loch Gruinart nature reserve on Islay will mean Greenland barnacle and white-fronted geese can continue to spend their winters on Islay, even with the threat of increasingly severe storms and sea level rises due to climate change.
    • 8 Nov 2021
  • COP26 is underway - here's what we want to see

    Today marks the start of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, in Glasgow. Leaders from around the world are gathering in Scotland’s largest city in an important international moment for people and planet. Here's what we would like to see.
    • 1 Nov 2021
  • Conference of Youth16 - RSPB Youth Council Statement

    The 16th Conference of Youth (COY16) kicks off in Glasgow today, ahead of COP26.At COY16, a global youth statement or a youth policy document will be submitted to the COP Presidency and national governments for their consideration as they go into the COP meetings. 

    This is the statement written by RSPB’s Youth Council, made up of young people from across the UK. Together, they discuss ideas, help shape the RSPB’s…

    • 28 Oct 2021
  • Nature's Halloween Horrors

    With this being the spookiest time of the year, here are five examples of nature which could have stepped straight out of a horror film. Happy Halloween!
    • 25 Oct 2021
  • For Peat's Sake

    The Bog Babes are a group of young volunteers based at RSPB Scotland Forsinard Flows. They are dedicated to protecting and restoring the incredible peatland in the Flow Country. In this blog, they explain why peatlands are so important, and what we can do to help.
    • 18 Oct 2021
  • Glasgow to Globe is now open

    Today sees the public launch of our Glasgow to Globe exhibition in Glasgow's Botanic Gardens. Nick Hawkes from our Campaigns team tells us what visitors can expect.
    • 15 Oct 2021
  • Magnificent mural at RSPB Loch Leven

    Leading mural artist Chris Rutterford shares with us his creative process and how he went about transforming the concrete steps at Loch Leven into this magnificent artwork.

    My name is Chris Rutterford, I am one of Scotland’s top mural artists. For the last ten years I’ve made a career out of transforming walls and rooms for bars, restaurants, museums in a sequence of increasingly large scale and ambitious murals in the…

    • 11 Oct 2021
  • Raising a Glass to a Perfect Partnership

    Earlier this week we welcomed The Famous Grouse to our reserve at Abernethy, to show them some of the important conservation work they help fund.
    • 8 Oct 2021
  • Five facts about jays

    While they live in many parts of the country all year round, jays become much easier to spot in autumn as they start storing food for the months ahead. In today’s blog, we look at five fantastic facts about these charismatic birds.
    • 27 Sep 2021
  • Meet the Bog Babes

    Recently, at RSPB Forsinard Flows nature reserve, a team of young volunteers have been working hard to educate people on the importance of peatlands and inspire them to see the beauty in the incredible landscape. We caught up with them to see what it's all about.
    • 23 Sep 2021
  • An update on seabirds deaths on the east coast

    An update on reports of the dead and injured seabirds being discovered along the east coast of Scotland and England.
    • 21 Sep 2021
  • A week in Shetland? Who wouldn't agree to that?

    Sadie Gorvett, our Community Engagement Officer based in Aberdeen, recently took up an invitation to help out with some work up in Shetland.
    • 20 Sep 2021
  • Five facts about slugs

    Not everyone is fond of slugs, but here are five facts which might just change your mind!
    • 15 Sep 2021
  • Marion's pin badges

    One of our wonderful volunteers, Marion, takes us through what it’s like being a volunteer with RSPB Scotland, and the creative new way she is managing her pin badge boxes.
    • 13 Sep 2021
  • Glasgow to Globe launches

    Today we’re very excited to launch Glasgow to Globe, a living exhibition that demonstrates how nature can help tackle the climate crisis and create a happier, healthier world.
    • 9 Sep 2021
  • How much of Scotland is protected for nature?

    Last year the Scottish Government committed to protect at least 30% of Scotland’s land for nature by 2030. So how much land is currently protected and how far do we have left to go?
    • 31 Aug 2021
  • Five facts about bottlenose dolphins

    In today’s blog, RSPB Scotland’s Ian McNab shares five facts about bottlenose dolphins.
    • 16 Aug 2021
  • Happy birthday Crannach!

    It has been 10 years since RSPB Scotland acquired Crannach nature reserve. Site Manager Sturt Jennings looks back past and into the future of this special reserve.
    • 6 Aug 2021
  • Come Forth for Wildlife making a splash at RSPB Loch Lomond

    Exciting things are coming to the wetlands at RSPB Loch Lomond. In this blog, Mirran Trimble from Froglife tells us more.
    • 26 Jul 2021
  • C2 Crane-spotting

    Former RSPB Scotland staff member Amanda Biggins is now an active volunteer, monitoring one of Scotland's rarest birds. In today's blog, she updates us on their return to their Aberdeenshire breeding grounds.
    • 25 Jul 2021
  • Visit the shop of the future

    Last week we asked people to imagine a shopping experience set in a future where our skies had fallen silent, cities had disappeared under rising seas and nature had collapsed, at our InConvenience store in Waverley Mall, part of the RSPB’s Revive Our World Campaign.
    • 12 Jul 2021
  • Yiyi the birder

    You might have seen our video all about 10-year-old bird lover Yiyi, who took part in our Big Garden Birdwatch. We were so impressed with her love for birds and nature that we had to get in touch with her to find out more.
    • 10 Jul 2021
  • Five facts about razorbills

    Of the many black and white seabirds, the razorbill might just be the most stylish. In this blog Molly Martin tells us five facts about these chunky auks!
    • 25 Jun 2021