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From the edge of the world: part 4

Our new blog from St Kilda reveals what it’s like to spend a season working here.

The Trust wants to grow more gardeners!

Our Garden Apprentice training scheme continues to help grow more professional gardeners to care for our beautiful and important places.

Celebrating World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day. In celebration, Richard Luxmoore, Senior Nature Conservation Advisor for the Trust, tells us about the importance of protecting our seabirds.

First puffin count for Staffa

At number 58 on our 100 Ways list is carrying out the first ever bird count on Staffa to monitor the health of the important seabird colony.

Ranger-guided mountain walks

Discover more about events and ranger-guided walks at some of our upland places.

Trust counts on puffins’ welfare

We’ve just completed our first-ever bird count on the Inner Hebridean island of Staffa.

SOS – Save our Seabirds

The Biosecurity for LIFE project – a partnership between the Trust, the RSPB and the National Trust – recently launched its new campaign: Save Our Seabirds from Invasive Predators.

Partnering up to protect landscape

At number 53 in our 100 Ways list is forming Scotland’s Landscape Alliance.

Remembering the Peace 1919

Inverewe remembers the peace-making of 1919 with willow sculptures, specially selected flower displays and an exhibition.

Help us to avoid wildfires this Easter

Wildfires pose a real danger to our properties, wildlife, visitors and residents, but we can all help to minimise the risk by observing a few basic guidelines.

Tetrad feeder-box survey at Threave Garden & Estate

Threave Conservation Volunteers are assisting in the monitoring for the presence of red and grey squirrels across the estate.

St Abb’s Head NNR on the television

St Abb’s Head NNR has a starring role in a new television series, starting tonight.

Scottish Rhododendron Festival 2019

Come along to our gardens and enjoy spectacular rhododendron displays.

Forestry students get hands on at Threave

Threave Garden & Estate team puts a group of 15 Forestry students through their paces.

Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2019

Come along to our gardens and enjoy spectacular snowdrop displays.

Snowdrops at Branklyn

Discover the full range of snowdrops to see at Branklyn Garden this winter.

Bringing people closer to nature

At number 44 on our 100 Ways list is bringing people closer to nature by building a new nature hide at Crathes Castle.

New colour at Culzean

At number 42 on our 100 Ways list is new colour at Culzean – we’re restoring the North Walled Garden at Culzean and developing new planting schemes to make it even more impressive.

Bringing back native species

At number 40 on our 100 Ways list is bringing back native species – we’re supporting the planned re-introduction of native wildlife like beavers by asking the government to make sure that the appropriate protections are in place.

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.