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Time to put culture in its rightful place

We’re calling on the Scottish Government to redefine ‘culture’, following research which suggests public attitudes are not reflected in current policy.

The Carbon Farmer

The National Trust for Scotland has sponsored production of a short film to share a positive vision for the future of our peatlands.

Saving our seas

At number 36 on our 100 Ways list is saving our seas.

Trust welcomes salmon recommendations

Richard Luxmoore welcomes the Rural Economy Committee’s recommendations on Scottish salmon farming.

Fighting for Scotland’s nature

At number 35 on our 100 Ways list is fighting for Scotland’s nature.

Trust joins urgent bid for an Environment Act for Scotland

The Trust is one of 35 environmental charities calling for an Environment Act for Scotland.

Extreme invasive species extraction

At number 32 on our 100 Ways list is rooting out invasive species at Corrieshalloch Gorge.

Keeping bats on our radar

At number 25 on our 100 Ways list is our commitment to the conservation of Scottish wildlife by looking after the bats that live on our properties.

Inspiring 2033’s rangers

At number 24 on our 100 Ways list we’re trying to inspire the next generation of nature experts.

The secret life of trees at Brodie

The amazingly diverse world of trees is about to be celebrated at the first Brodie Tree Festival.

Sharing Glencoe’s awesome nature

At number 20 on the Trust’s 100 Ways list is celebrating Glencoe’s new status as a National Nature Reserve.

The Colin Donald Environmental Law Award 2018

At the National Trust for Scotland’s AGM on 1 September, we announced the winner and runner-up of this year’s Colin Donald Environmental Law Award.

Trust welcomes decision to call in Coul Links

Stuart Brooks, Head of Natural Heritage Policy welcomes the Scottish Government’s announcement.

Neil Oliver marks Glencoe’s status as a National Nature Reserve

Trust President Neil Oliver unveiled a plaque at Glencoe, marking its status as a National Nature Reserve.

In search of the azure

Inverewe is home to an impressive 11 species of dragonfly and damselfly, and hosted a recent training event with the British Dragonfly Society.

Thig comhla rium gu Uibhist a Deas

Thoiribh sùil air na seallaidhean a thug buaidh mòr air Margaret Fay Shaw (1903-2004).

Meet me in South Uist

Explore views of the island which first made photographer and folklorist Margaret Fay Shaw (1903–2004) fall in love with the Hebrides.

Chris Packham shares his love of Scotland

Chris Packham, naturalist and wildlife presenter, has recently embarked on a new campaign.

Tree and bat surveys at Inverewe

Conservation volunteers help survey trees and bats across the estate at Inverewe.

Chris Packham’s UK Bioblitz – nature reserves are not enough!

On Saturday 14 July, naturalist and wildlife presenter Chris Packham embarks on a new campaign: a huge Bioblitz, visiting almost 50 sites in all 4 countries of the UK in just 10 days.

Summing up species

At number 11 on our 100 Ways list is the work we do to monitor Scotland’s wildlife.

Evolution of a Trailblazer leader

With our Trailblazer programmes about to start for the season, we caught up with Lucy Buchanan, who has made the journey from participant to leader.

Help us to avoid wildfires this summer

Top tips for preventing wildfires at Trust places

Going wild at Leith Hall

At number 10 in the Trust’s 100 Ways list is a project to get school pupils involved in planting wildflowers in Aberdeenshire.