Tags - Wildlife Management

Wildlife Estates Scotland appoints new project officer


1 Mar 2019

A new project officer has been appointed by Wildlife Estates Scotland (WES) as the land management scheme aims to double its accredited acres. 
Caroline Pringle, an experienced environmental...

Farmland waders - Populations in peril

Blog Post

12 Feb 2019

A once common sight across Scottish farmland, breeding waders have declined in recent decades, not only in Scotland but across the UK and North-West Europe. These declines are primarily due to...

Drimnin Estate - Conserving the natural beauty

HIH Case Study

15 Nov 2018

The 7000-acre estate on the western tip of the Morvern Peninsula has invested time into conservation schemes to ensure the area remains a rich, wildlife haven. Combining rugged coastline with inlets...

Countryside organisations support official review of grouse moor management


5 Nov 2018

Countryside and wildlife organisations today appealed for the Scottish Government-led review into grouse moor management to be allowed to take its course in the interests of rural Scotland.


Bird of prey persecution at an all-time low


25 Sep 2018

Following publication today of the RSPB ‘Birdcrime’ report, Scottish Land & Estates – whose membership includes sporting estates across Scotland – issued the following statement.

David Johnstone,...

Sporting estates salute work to help Hen Harriers


14 Sep 2018

Following publication today (Friday September 14) of updated data on Heads Up For Harriers, a Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime Scotland (PAW) Scotland project, led by Scottish Natural...

Shooting estates at heart of efforts to increase Hen Harrier numbers


13 Aug 2018

Shooting estates are at the heart of efforts to improve hen harrier numbers in Scotland.
An estimated 330,000 acres of sporting estates – including many driven grouse moors - are now involved in the...

Scottish Moorland Group statement on mountain hares


13 Aug 2018

The Scottish Moorland Group has issued the following response to an RSPB Scotland release on mountain hares. 

A spokesman for the Scottish Moorland Group said:  “This research is very much out of...

Prestigious Wildlife Estates Scotland accreditation presented to Glenbervie Estate


6 Aug 2018

A Kincardineshire estate has been presented with national accreditation recognising its outstanding work on wildlife, habitat and conservation management.

Glenbervie Estate received its Wildlife...

Roxburgh Estates gains coveted Wildlife Estates Scotland accreditation


30 Jul 2018

Roxburghe Estates has become the latest rural business to be presented with national accreditation recognising its outstanding work on wildlife, habitat and conservation management.

Wildlife Estates...

Biodiversity in the Angus Glens

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2018

Glenogil Estate is situated within the beautiful highlands of Angus, positioned between Glen Clova and Glen Lethnot, and has been visited for the past three years by German scientists examining...

Hill to Grill Education

HIH Case Study

8 May 2017

Assynt Foundation

Rangers and stalkers from Assynt Foundation in Sutherland, working together with colleagues from the John Muir Trust and Highland Council Ranger Service educated a group of Ullapool...