• RSPB SCOTLAND is mounting a robust campaign of objection to proposals for a windfarm at Strathy South, in the heart of the Flow Country peatlands of Sutherland.

  • RECENT STORMS and high tides have exposed a deadly danger along UK rivers and beaches.

  • COUNTRYSIDE MANAGEMENT student Cheryl Murray is going nuts.

  • RESPONDING TO a public consultation on a planning application for the 25 turbine Crossburns Wind Farm in Highland Perthshire, the John Muir Trust has lodged an objection, warning that the scheme would "disfigure" one of Scotland's most popular walking trails.

  • THIRTY OF the world's leading scientists attended a conference organised by RSPB, and hosted by the Scottish Seabird Centre, last week to discuss what key actions need to be taken to restore critical sandeel populations in the North Sea.

  • STARLING MURMURATIONS are set to darken the winter skies as part of an incredible not-to-be missed wildlife spectacle.

  • METHODS SUGGESTED to ensure the survival of the capercaillie have been criticised by gamekeepers, who have warned that land management measures will make no difference if predators are not kept under control.

  • AN INQUIRY into rates of wildlife crime prosecution has prompted calls on the Scottish Government to do more to tackle the problem.

  • A FINAL report has been published into the trial reintroduction of beavers into the Scottish countryside - and it is now up to the Scottish Government to decide what steps to take next.

  • FISHERMEN COULD require a licence to kill wild salmon following a public consultation early in the new year.