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Learning and resources

There’s so much to learn about the world around us. Dig into our learning resources to discover more about Scotland’s natural heritage and the work we do to preserve it.

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Latest from our blog

Need some inspiration? Read on for recommendations, fun facts and more.

Low sunlight filtering through autumnal trees
Autumn approaching

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

With autumn on the horizon and the weather turning, it's the perfect time to remember all the amazing scenes that arrive in the latter part of the y...

Several osprey chicks in a nest
Osprey Migration

Thursday, 16 September 2021

Ospreys are one of Scotland’s greatest wildlife revival stories. Considered extinct as a breeding bird in the British Isles in 1916, there are now a...

A man stands along the beach at sunset
Coastal forests off the beaten track

Wednesday, 01 September 2021

The Year of Coasts & Waters has been extended throughout 2021, showcasing some of Scotland’s most beautiful landscapes. However, our amazing c...

A tree infected by a disease causing bark to fall off
Tree Disease In Scotland

Tuesday, 31 August 2021

Given the long lives of trees, it can be surprising to learn that many trees in Scotland are at risk from pests and diseases. Whilst some trees can li...

National forests and land

View an interactive map of all of Scotland’s national forests and land.

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100 years of forestry

Visit our 100 Years of Forestry in Scotland website for archive photos, interviews and much more.

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