The key aim of a Nature Conservation Order is to prevent rare vertebrate fossils from being damaged.
The Big Picture Conference will explore the potential for rewilding large parts of Scotland’s forests, peatlands, rivers, moorlands and seas.
The unidentified killer whales were seen just 300 metres away from the charity’s research yacht Silurian.
Scottish Natural Heritage is excited to partner with Fèis Rois to provide live music among the incredible sights and sounds of our natural world.
The public are being asked to upload details and photos of birds which have become entangled in debris or which have incorporated it into their nests.