• An exciting event at RSPB Scotland Abernethy!

    Kirsty Potter, RSPB Scotland's Support Relations Officer, fills us in on her day at the official opening of the tree nursery at our Abernethy reserve. 

    An exciting event at RSPB Scotland Abernethy!

    Having just joined RSPB Scotland in March, I was lucky enough to visit our beautiful Abernethy reserve last month for a very special event; our official native tree nursery opening. Along with donations from the public,…

    • 25 Jun 2015
  • Marine Protection in Scotland

    Allan Whyte, RSPB Scotland Marine Policy Officer, gives us an update on MPAs in Scotland.

    A Quick Update about Marine Protection in Scotland

    I’m really glad to say we have some positive news on Scotland’s marine environment. Some of the Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) that were designated last year have just had their management measures published, and they’re looking good.

    Puffins, Derren Fox

    Management…

    • 19 Jun 2015
  • A peak inside life on the 'enchanted isles'

    Research team members, Davide, Niall & Laura, have this fascinating new blog giving us an insight into the Shiant Isles Recovery Project so far - as well as their work, life and wildlife watching on the Shiants!

    A peak inside life on the ‘enchanted isles’ 

    As hail, rain and strong North-Westerly winds batter the Shiant Isles, the isolated Research Team is now forced to seek shelter in the Bothy, the only…

    • 18 Jun 2015
  • Scotland's most urban nature reserve

    Jenny Tweedie, from RSPB Scotland, has this great new blog on arguably our most urban nature reserve - Baron's Haugh.

    Scotland’s most urban nature reserve

    Baron’s Haugh must be RSPB Scotland’s most urban nature reserve. Sandwiched between Motherwell and the M74, it’s a surprisingly peaceful location, popular with both locals and visitors, who come to catch a glimpse of the reserve’s exciting range of wildlife…

    • 12 Jun 2015
  • What to see in Scotland this month VI

    Do you want to get out and see more of Scotland’s exciting wildlife? Let’s make June the time to do it! Here are some suggestions from us on what to look out for.

    What to see in Scotland this month VI

    If you’re a fan of outdoor swimming in Scotland even with our less than toasty climate – good for you! But if you’re not, this next sentence might not help you.

    Did you know that the seas…

    • 6 Jun 2015
  • For the love of wildlife and cycling

    Jim Densham, Senior Land Use Policy Officer with RSPB Scotland, has this new blog on what's coming up in the For The Love Of...campaign.

    For the love of wildlife and cycling

    If you are a regular reader of this blog you may remember my post about Showing the Love to Nicola Sturgeon on Valentines Day. On February 14, and ever since, we have been holding events asking people what wildlife or nature they love which will…

    • 3 Jun 2015