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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.

6 great family walks

Looking for an adventure? Here are 6 of our favourite family walks.

The fun of being a Trailblazer

With the summer holidays approaching, our working holidays become infused with youthful energy.

Rethinking Wild Spaces and Species – A Sensory Journey

An exhibition at Inverewe’s Sawyer Gallery features a citizen science research project, enabling the local community to help inform our future approach to land management at Inverewe.

Scaling the heights for new species

At number 9 in our 100 Ways list, our botanists go to extreme lengths to protect Scotland’s flora.

Working with wildcats

At number 8 on our 100 Ways list, we’re playing our part in protecting the wildcat.

A rare sight at Inverewe

Visitors over the next few weeks may witness an unusual plant bursting into life, seen only once every seven years.

Sundials and sunshine

Like the plants that surround them, sundials are at their most beautiful when the the sun shines.

Growing the next generation of gardeners

At number 6 in the Trust’s 100 Ways list is a brand new gardening apprentice scheme that’s now open for applications.

Over a century of biological recording at Mar Lodge Estate

Our Assistant Ecologist Andrew Painting takes us through some of the notable species found at Mar Lodge Estate.

Reforesting Glen Rosa

Number 2 in our 100 Ways list is our work to bring native woodland back to Glen Rosa on Arran.