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Wildlife

New course takes students into the woods

SRUC has been approved to deliver a Forest and Outdoor Learning Awards course.…

  • SRUC
  • 19/04/2022
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Buzzing about beans

The targeted use of mixed legumes in agricultural systems could enhance yields while protecting pollinators, new research by SRUC has found.…

  • SRUC
  • 01/10/2021
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An Isle of May adventure diary

"Days are merging but still I am enjoying it so much. Every day is different. The May Princess is coming. I swear the birds never stop calling, flying, it's like they never rest or sleep."…

  • SRUC
  • 26/07/2021
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Mice, camera, action

A novel way of capturing images of small mammals in their natural habitat has been developed by a lecturer at SRUC.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/01/2021
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Skye corncrake partnership celebrates 10 years

A collaborative partnership to help secure a future for Skye’s corncrake population is celebrating its tenth anniversary.…

  • SRUC
  • 26/10/2020
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New pledge to share wildlife management

SRUC has pledged to help deliver effective wildlife management across Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 27/08/2020
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Partnership to protect wading birds

A partnership between SAC Consulting, RSPB Scotland and farmers in the Upper Clyde Valley has been awarded £90,000 to expand local conservation efforts for wading birds.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/08/2020
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SRUC offers ‘gateway of opportunity’ for prospective gamekeepers

SRUC is providing a unique opportunity to enter the gamekeeping profession, according to the MP for North East Fife.…

  • SRUC
  • 10/08/2020
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Farmers urged to wade into bird conservation

Farmers and land managers have an important role to play in reversing the declining numbers of wading birds in Scotland, according to a new report.…

  • SRUC
  • 03/04/2020
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Farming in the era of sea eagles

Farmers and crofters affected by sea eagles are invited to the premiere of a short film highlighting the work being done to mitigate the problem.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/01/2020
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Getting to know gamekeepers

While they play an important part in the management activities of large areas of Scotland, little is known about the daily lives of gamekeepers and their attitudes, motivations and behaviours.…

  • SRUC
  • 19/12/2019
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Grim find in whale’s stomach

Luskentyre Beach served as a stunning backdrop to a “horrific” discovery by the Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme (SMASS).…

  • SRUC
  • 04/12/2019
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