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Illegal fishing crackdown in Ross-shire 'proved to be productive'

Illegal fishing crackdown in Ross-shire 'proved to be productive'

Illegal fishing crackdown in Ross-shire 'proved to be productive'

01 July 2022

The group has welcomed police involvement in its patrols.


Ross-shire Farm scoops Woodland Award at national event

Ross-shire Farm scoops Woodland Award at national event

Ross-shire Farm scoops Woodland Award at national event

30 June 2022

A ROSS-SHIRE farm scooped the winner’s trophy at the ‘tree oscars’ presented at the Royal Highland Show last week.


'I was daunted by the amount of waste a child could produce and decided to do something about it'

'I was daunted by the amount of waste a child could produce and decided to do something about it'

'I was daunted by the amount of waste a child could produce and decided to do something about it'

27 June 2022

A mum's bright idea to reduce packaging waste is being launched in Wester Ross this week.


Highland forester: 'We had an incredible group of willing colleagues – I think the best in Britain'

Highland forester: 'We had an incredible group of willing colleagues – I think the best in Britain'

Highland forester: 'We had an incredible group of willing colleagues – I think the best in Britain'

27 June 2022

Forestry and Land Scotland’s steep ground felling programme along the A82 is 'the most technically challenging timber harvesting in Britain'.


Public exhibition set for Embo on Coul Links golf course plan

Public exhibition set for Embo on Coul Links golf course plan

Public exhibition set for Embo on Coul Links golf course plan

25 June 2022

Communities for Coul lodged a pre-planning application notice (PAN) for the project with Highland Council on June 19.


Photo exhibit will highlight youth engagement in trailblazing Highland rewilding project

Photo exhibit will highlight youth engagement in trailblazing Highland rewilding project

Photo exhibit will highlight youth engagement in trailblazing Highland rewilding project

25 June 2022

A REWILDING charity will be hosting an exhibition and event in the Highland Capital to showcase a new initiative to involve young people.


Climate crisis action at the Highland climate festival

Climate crisis action at the Highland climate festival

Climate crisis action at the Highland climate festival

24 June 2022

The Highland Climate Festival is starting this weekend, with over 100 events taking place to show collective action on the climate emergency.


Scene set for Black Isle climate festival on Saturday

Scene set for Black Isle climate festival on Saturday

Scene set for Black Isle climate festival on Saturday

24 June 2022

A chance to find out simple fixes to everyday repair issues will be offered at a climate festival on the Black Isle tomorrow.


Fish poaching soars as atlantic salmon numbers reach critically low level

Fish poaching soars as atlantic salmon numbers reach critically low level

Fish poaching soars as atlantic salmon numbers reach critically low level

22 June 2022

Police Scotland wildlife officers are encouraging the public to be aware of fish poaching and report any suspicious activity or concerns.


Tain drop-ins today to discover more about 147-mile John O'Groats trail

Tain drop-ins today to discover more about 147-mile John O'Groats trail

Tain drop-ins today to discover more about 147-mile John O'Groats trail

21 June 2022

The trail is taking shape and could have spin-off benefits for a swathe of the Highlands.


Cyclists hungry for adventure on trip through north-west Highlands

Cyclists hungry for adventure on trip through north-west Highlands

Cyclists hungry for adventure on trip through north-west Highlands

20 June 2022

A trio of adventurers are setting off for a taste of the good life on Monday as they explore the north-west Highlands – and its larder – by bike.


Coul fishing for lucky anglers on Conon

Coul fishing for lucky anglers on Conon

Coul fishing for lucky anglers on Conon

19 June 2022

The initiative will also raise awareness of a salmon conservation drive being supported by several groups.


Hopes for Highland-based leading rewilding project to get prestigious UN recognition

Hopes for Highland-based leading rewilding project to get prestigious UN recognition

Hopes for Highland-based leading rewilding project to get prestigious UN recognition

17 June 2022

A VAST Highland-based rewilding project has been recommended by the UK and Scottish Governments for a United Nations flagship status.


Multiple bodies working to ease visitor pressures in Highlands

Multiple bodies working to ease visitor pressures in Highlands

Multiple bodies working to ease visitor pressures in Highlands

14 June 2022

Three Highland Council-led multi-agency groups are working to manage and ease visitor pressures across the region.


Price hike for brown bin garden waste permits as Highland Council scheme rolled out for another year

Price hike for brown bin garden waste permits as Highland Council scheme rolled out for another year

Price hike for brown bin garden waste permits as Highland Council scheme rolled out for another year

13 June 2022

Highland Council brown bin garden waste permits have gone on sale for the 2022/23 season with a three per cent increase in charge.


Bird flu danger alert sounded to Highland woodland visitors

Bird flu danger alert sounded to Highland woodland visitors

Bird flu danger alert sounded to Highland woodland visitors

10 June 2022

Forestry and Land Scotland is advising all visitors to its forest destinations to avoid touching dead or apparently dying birds.


Highland Council leader welcomes opportunity of new Highland national park

Highland Council leader welcomes opportunity of new Highland national park

Highland Council leader welcomes opportunity of new Highland national park

09 June 2022

A HIGHLAND councillor said a new national park in Highland would provide boost in fight against climate change.


Seagull message out in the frame for Black Isle locals by Avoch Primary school kids

Seagull message out in the frame for Black Isle locals by Avoch Primary school kids

Seagull message out in the frame for Black Isle locals by Avoch Primary school kids

07 June 2022

Avoch Primary School pupils are helping to get an important wildlife message out this summer.


Strong support for Flow Country World Heritage bid

Strong support for Flow Country World Heritage bid

Strong support for Flow Country World Heritage bid

03 June 2022

The Flow Country in Sutherland and Caithness has moved closer to achieving World Heritage Site status.


Visitor-magnet Wester Ross gorge bridge reopens after £10,000 overhaul

Visitor-magnet Wester Ross gorge bridge reopens after £10,000 overhaul

Visitor-magnet Wester Ross gorge bridge reopens after £10,000 overhaul

02 June 2022

The gorge area is now set for a new £2.3m visitor centre to help meet the demand of up to 140,000 people per year.


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