Tags - Wildlife Management

Kinross-shire Estate Maintains its Prestigious Conservation Accreditation

News

2 Apr 2020

A mixed agricultural, forestry and sporting estate in Kinross-shire, has been successfully re-assessed for a prestigious accreditation which recognises landowners who are committed to best practice in...

Making Salmon Conservation a National Priority

Blog Post

3 Mar 2020

As a keystone species, the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) has significant economic, social, cultural and environmental importance to Scotland.

Salmon live in freshwater rivers throughout Scotland...

Behind the scenes on BBC's Countryfile at Auchlyne & Suie Estate

Blog Post

3 Mar 2020

Nicola Colquhoun is a Land Management Adviser and Laird-in-waiting at Auchlyne & Suie Estate. In this guest blog, she discusses the experience of filming with BBC’s Countryfile and the importance of...

A Million Trees To Save the River Dee's Salmon

Blog Post

25 Feb 2020

Dr Lorraine Hawkins is the River Director for the River Dee Trust. Here she discusses the aims of a project designed to tackle a decline in salmon numbers by planting 1,000,000 trees.

 

On the...

Land managers perfectly placed to deliver environmental vision

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25 Feb 2020

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s Environment Strategy for Scotland: vision and outcomes report published today (25 February 2020), Stephen Young, Head of Policy at Scottish Land & Estates said...

Shooting and rural organisations take responsibility of move away from lead ammunition

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24 Feb 2020

Leading shooting and rural organisations have today announced they want an end to the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting within five years.

The...

European conservation accreditation awarded to Dumfries & Galloway estate

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5 Feb 2020

A sporting estate in a remote glen in Dumfries & Galloway, which welcomes tourists from around the world, has received a prestigious accreditation which recognises landowners who are committed to best...

New police wildlife crime training welcomed by SLE

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20 Jan 2020

New police training to detect and investigate instances of wildlife crime has been welcomed by Scottish Land & Estates.

Announced by Cabinet Secretary Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Police Scotland has...

Red Squirrel Appreciation Day

Blog Post

17 Jan 2020

Red squirrels are an iconic, much loved part of Scotland’s wildlife and to celebrate and promote their conservation the 21st January has been declared Red Squirrel Appreciation Day! There have been...

Saving our wild salmon: Making salmon conservation a national priority

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7 Jan 2020

Scottish Land & Estates, Fisheries Management Scotland logos

Leading figures in salmon conservation will meet key politicians at the Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday, January 7) to address a looming crisis in wild stocks.

Environmental change, and a range...

SLE statement on Werritty Report

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19 Dec 2019

Scottish Land & Estates, the rural business organisation, said today the recommendations of a government-led review into grouse moor management will have far-reaching and worrying implications for...

Grouse shooting review will mean 'seismic' change for moors in Scotland

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19 Dec 2019

Rural organisations said today that the recommendations of a government-commissioned review of grouse moor management will mean a ‘seismic’ change for grouse moors across Scotland.

Following...