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Scottish Nature

Nadine Lee
Falkirk's Kelpies Hit The Big Apple
Scaled models of Falkirk's Kelpies at their temporary home in NYC. Scaled models of Falkirk's impressive Kelpie statues have embarked on their first overseas tour, just in time for upcoming Scottis...
Nadine Lee
Our Vote for Scotland's National Tree
Canada has the instantly recognisable maple tree, Japan has the whimsical cherry blossom, and England has the mighty royal oak. However Scotland seems to have missed the proverbial national-tree boat,...
Nadine Lee
The Friendly Falls
The Falls of Dochart I recently came across a book called My Favourite Place, where various writers discuss their most-loved places in Scotland. The book was available free from libraries throughou...
Nadine Lee
Sound of Barra Protected Despite Chief's Concerns
The Sound of Barra The Sound of Barra has been designated a site of Special Area of Conservation (SAC) despite opposition from the chief of Clan MacNeil of Barra and local community members. Descri...
Dunollie Castle Spiders To Be Given Protection
Spiders at Dunollie Castle in Argyll & Bute, have been granted special protection from the workers during the castle’s £1.3 million restoration. European cave spiders, also known as Meta menardi, n...