Family Fresh Air Club outing to Carnoustie beach. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or

Connecting People and Nature in Scotland  

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


Driving tips to avoid deer

With increased collisions between deer and vehicles in May and June each year, we're warning motorists to slow down and be on the lookout for deer on the road.

Read our news article 'Warning of high risk of deer on roads'.

What you can do to help biodiversity

Biological diversity – or biodiversity – is simply the variety of life and it not only supports our lives but is vital for our survival. Find out what you can do to help protect our #biodiversity.

Find out more about Scotland's Biodiversity.