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    Dolphins in the Cromarty Firth

    Conservation charities highlight concern about proposed ship-to-ship transfers in the Cromarty Firth
    The Trust has teamed up with the Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC), the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT), RSPB Scotland and WWF Scotland to express their concerns about the Cromarty Firth Port Authority’s application to undertake ship-to-ship oil transfers in the open sea at the mouth of the Cromarty Firth.
    Loch Skene
    Scotland’s rarest fish finds safe haven in southern loch
    A small freshwater fish, whose habitat had reduced to just two locations in England, is successfully surviving following its introduction to Loch Skeen near Moffat.
    Haddo Madonna
    Meet the Madonna at Haddo House
    The National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House is opening over the next few weekends especially for art fans keen to meet the Madonna which is ‘probably’ by Raphael. The story of the painting featured in last night’s (Wednesday 5 October) episode on BBC4’s Britain’s Lost Masterpieces.
    Culzean Castle
    Trust moves ahead with big changes
    Trustees of Scotland’s largest conservation charity, the 350,000-member National Trust for Scotland, have unanimously agreed to move forward with a transformational programme of change.
    Haddo Houses lost masterpieces
    Haddo house's lost masterpieces
    BBC experts examining the amazing art collection at the National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House in Aberdeenshire have discovered two very important paintings, including a piece that is ‘probably by’ Raphael.
    Holmwood celebrates Cottier in Year of Innovation Architecture & Design
    The partnership between the National Trust for Scotland’s Holmwood architect Alexander Thomson and designer Daniel Cottier is being celebrated in a special exhibition at the Cathcart house this summer.
    Brodie daffodil
    Brodie bulbs on sale
    Brodie Castle's unique collection of daffodil bulbs are now on sale in the shop.
    Inverewe House
    Inverewe House opens to public for the first time
    For the first time in its history, Inverewe House, situated in the heart of the internationally renowned Inverewe Gardens, is opening to the public following a £2 million restoration and reinvigoration.
    House of Dun excavations
    Archaeological Discovery at the House of Dun
    Archaeological excavations at the National Trust for Scotland’s House of Dun in Angus have uncovered the remains of what is thought to be a 14th century castle.
    Snow pearlwort
    National Trust for Scotland reveals impact of climate change on alpine plants
    Measurement of Scotland’s fragile alpine plants at high altitude demonstrates how much of our mountain flora faces extinction, according to experts at the National Trust for Scotland.
    Public choose name for Mar Lodge Hen Harrier
    Hundreds of people took part in an online poll to name the female chick which will be called Harriet.

    Hen harriers have successfully bred at the Mar Lodge Estate in 2016 for the first time in living memory, producing Harriet and three other chicks.
    Hen Harrier chicks at Mar Lodge Estate
    Hen Harrier Chick Satellite Tagged at Mar Lodge Estate
    A female hen harrier chick has been satellite tagged at the National Trust for Scotland's Mar Lodge Estate in the Cairngorms National Park, following the first successful breeding attempt on the estate by this iconic raptor species in several decades.
    Ceramic by Wyse
    Mackintosh contemporary’s art on show at Hill House
    The work of Henry Taylor Wyse is featured in a new exhibition opening at the National Trust for Scotland’s Hill House in Helensburgh on 2 July.
    Northern Lights at Drum
    Northern Lights shine a light on Aberdeen Art Gallery works at Drum Castle
    Four centuries of art - from 17th Century paintings to contemporary DVD installations – have been unveiled at Drum Castle in Aberdeenshire in its latest venture with Aberdeen Art Gallery.
    Allied Antagonists at Newhailes
    Bursts of modern colour brought to Newhailes
    Mirrored pyramids, a model dinosaur and an eruption of multi-coloured balls are among the thought-provoking and playful artworks created around a 300 year-old stately home.