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Wildlife in Winter

During the winter, wildlife needs more help than ever.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Experts joins forces to stop bogs going down the drain

Scientists, land managers and industry officials joined forces in Edinburgh this month as a Commission of Inquiry investigates the steps needed to repair our important peatbogs, such as those in Midlothian, and return them to a state where they remove carbon from the atmosphere and store it as peat.

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Edinburgh’s Unemployed Youths go Wild for Work

Young people between 18 – 24 years old are being given the opportunity to gain valuable work experience helping to protect and conserve Scotland’s environment, thanks to the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s (SWT) leading participation in the UK Government’s new Future Jobs Fund.

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Birds of the Loch

Bawsinch and Duddingston Loch together form a haven for many forms of wildlife in the heart of Edinburgh. Home to a number of notable bird species including water rail, great crested grebe and tufted duck, mute swan and mallard breed here as well as sedge warblers. A large number of wildfowl also winter here.

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Edinburgh’s Youngsters go Wild

A new kids club being set up this month is set to send Edinburgh’s youngsters wild. Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) are launching a new Wildlife Watch club for north Edinburgh.

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Noctule Bat Arrives in Midlothian

One of Britain’s largest bat species, the noctule bat, has made its first ever appearance in a Scottish bat box recently, sparking fears that global warming is now affecting Scottish wildlife. The first confirmed sighting of the noctule bat roosting in Scotland has been recorded on Scottish Wildlife Trust’s (SWT) Roslin Glen reserve in Midlothian

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