A nature-rich future for Scotland    

These are part of what makes Scotland special and are among the country's greatest assets.

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Ploughed fields and oak trees bathed in warm evening light. ©Lorne Gill

Consultations - Have your say

Have your say on a range of national policy and legislative issues affecting the natural heritage.

- Building a Plant Biodiversity Strategy for Scotland
- The future for National Parks in Scotland 

Read the current Consultations with closing dates in November 2022.

American Signal Crayfish. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.nature.scot

Using Environmental DNA to prevent nature loss

In this latest Podcast we hear about a project placement helping to facilitate NatureScot's use of genetic technologies and how this non-invasive sampling technique can monitor wildlife and help build up a detailed image of what lives where.

Listen to more Make Space for Nature Podcasts.