September 18, 2018

£5m funding boost for Highlands & Islands tourism

The new Natural & Cultural Heritage Fund, led by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) will support projects that encourage visitors to experience more of the unique nature and culture of the Highlands & Islands. The fund also aims to benefit communities, with the projects it supports helping to retain local jobs and services.  £5m is available…

September 15, 2018

Conservation project records new hen harrier behaviour

A Scottish conservation project has recorded activity never seen before in a rare bird of prey, the hen harrier. Using nest cameras, the project has filmed two rarely recorded activities: male hen harriers standing guard over nests, and a hen harrier brood being hunted by two species of owl. The discoveries were made as part…

September 12, 2018

LANTRA Scotland welcomes a new director

Lantra has announced that Liz Barron-Majerik will be joining the team in Scotland in November, taking on the role of Director. Liz will also play an integral part in Lantra’s senior management team, working closely with CEO, Marcus Potter, and the Lantra Board. Chairman of Lantra Scotland, Henry Graham commented: ‘I’m delighted that Liz has…