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Scaling the heights for new species

At number 9 in our 100 Ways list, our botanists show the lengths they’ll go to, to protect Scotland’s flora.

Working with wildcats

At number 8 on our 100 Ways list, the Trust is playing its 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.

The Mar Lodge Estate species list: over a century of biological recording

The Trust’s Assistant Ecologist Andrew Painting, takes us through some of the notable species found at Mar Lodge.

Reforesting Glen Rosa

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

Spring finally arrives at Mar Lodge Estate

Paul Bolton, Head Ranger at Mar Lodge Estate is pleased to see the season’s change at the Trust’s biggest property.

Brodick Castle and the tale of the plant hunters

Many plants collected by plant hunters over 100 years ago can be seen in Trust gardens today.

The Orangery renovation at Culzean

The Orangery at Culzean is currently being renovated and will re-open in time for Easter 2018.

North Walled Garden renovation at Culzean

A project is underway to transform the North Walled Garden at Culzean into a productive and attractive space.

500 years of Scottish garden history

Gardens, whether large or small, their policies and wider designed landscapes are dynamic works of art.

Conserving natural capital: the Trust’s peatlands

Since we look after so much peat bog and woodland, the Trust has an important role to play in storing carbon.

Take me outside: primary school explores Eddlewood

Exploring Eddlewood was a programme of six outdoor learning sessions designed to help pupils with behaviour issues to step beyond the school gate

Following the Coy Burn Trail

The wintry trails at Crathes Castle are perfect for wildlife spotting.

Seal pups at St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve

Enjoy this wonderful wildlife spectacle in a responsible way.

Mingulay seabirds’ strong season

2017 figures show the island has had its best seabird season since 2000

‘Let’s protect what we value’

Stuart Brooks, the Trust’s Head of Natural Heritage Conservation, tells us about his love for wild Scotland and what we can do to help preserve it.

Suspicious disappearance of Calluna the hen harrier

Her satellite tag abruptly ceased transmitting on 12 August

From hands to helicopters

Find out more about the interesting techniques used to protect our footpaths

Why care about footpaths?

Learn more about the problems facing Scotland’s mountains

Courting protection for our seabirds

Scotland’s seabird populations are plummeting and must be protected. That's why some charities are taking legal action.

Meet James Hannaford from award-winning Inverewe

James gives us an insight into his success as a First Gardener along with his top gardening tips

First sighting of special moth in over 20 years at Inverewe

Inverewe Garden are welcoming a very special visitor for the first time in over 20 years.