• Hydropower is here!

    RSPB Scotland Corrimony has generated its first electricity from a new hydropower project. Alexa Morrison, our climate and energy senior policy officer, fills us in. 

    Hydropower is here!


    We are very pleased to announce that a new hydropower project at RSPB Scotland Corrimony is now up and running! Corrimony joins a number of our reserves now hosting small-scale renewables technologies, such as our 1MW wind turbine…

    • 29 Sep 2017
  • Autumn Days

    There's some different wildlife to look out for now autumn's here and more ways to help the nature in your garden as the days get shorter and cooler - RSPB Scotland's Jess Barrett takes you through what to expect over the next few months.

    Autumn Days


    The changing of the seasons from summer into autumn is a beautiful time of year. As the night creeps back into the evenings and the temperatures drop our…

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • Stopping invisible pollution – why we need a Nitrogen Budget for Scotland

    Last month Jim Densham, RSPB Scotland’s Senior Land Use Policy Officer, blogged about climate change and ask you all to sign this petition from our partners at Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, calling for strong climate targets from the Scottish Government. One of the things the petition is calling for is a Nitrogen Budget for Scotland and here Jim details more about this.

    Stopping invisible pollution – why we need…

    • 12 Sep 2017
  • Programme for Government – our response

    Yesterday the new Programme for Government was launched by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, and we’ve been looking at it closely.

    With the Government already committed to halting the loss of biodiversity by 2020, less than three years away, we had high hopes that the environment and wildlife would be near the top of the refreshed priority list.  So what are our initial impressions?  Well, although there are a…

    • 6 Sep 2017