Tags - Wildlife Management

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


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


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


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.


2019 Grouse season defies predictions after late upturn


12 Dec 2019

The grouse season in Scotland is ending today, 10th December, on a high note.

Experts predicted the season would be mixed at best, but as it turned out, some moors in Scotland were able to host...

Major Development in Mountain Hare Counts


11 Nov 2019

Land managers in Scotland have taken a major step forward in the establishment of an evidence-based approach to counting and recording data on mountain hare populations, it was announced today.


European conservation accreditation awarded to Highland estate


28 Oct 2019

A traditional sporting estate in the Highlands has retained a prestigious independent accreditation which recognises landowners who are committed to best practice in conservation, habitat and wildlife...

Red Squirrel Week: celebrate and get involved

Blog Post

24 Sep 2019

This week on our blog, Gill Hatcher from Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels tell us a little more about their achievements over the past year and the Great Scottish Squirrel Survey campaign for this...

Meet the Helping It Happen finalists: Conservation Award

Blog Post

20 Sep 2019

Our Helping It Happen Awards highlight how landowners and rural businesses across Scotland play a key role in enabling and supporting success in rural areas. We tell the story of exactly how estates...


Blog Post

4 Sep 2019

This week on our blog, the National Wildlife Crime Unit tells us a little more about their social media campaign, Undisturbed. The campaign, which encourages photographers and drone users to minimise...

A receding hare line? Not on our moorlands

Blog Post

27 Jun 2019

Managing land in Scotland is a subject that often triggers passionate debate, none more so when it comes to the care of our native mountain hare.

Green Party MSP Alison Johnstone this week launched...

Unanticipated and delightful

Blog Post

30 Apr 2019

Allargue Estate sits snugly nestled in the centre of the Cairngorms National Park in the lee of the Cairngorms massif. It covers an area of just over 2,300 hectares and comprises a multitude of...