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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Be kind to nature and each other. Take all of your litter away with you.

‘Respect, Protect and Enjoy’ Scotland’s countryside safely

People heading outdoors to enjoy our parks, beaches and countryside as lockdown lifts are being urged by Scotland’s environment agencies to respect nature and other people by following three simple principles.
Respect, Protect and Enjoy

A big thank you to all Citizen Scientists!

To mark the end of the 2020 Biodiversity Challenge, our Chief Executive Francesca Osowska, along with staff from across NatureScot, wanted to say thank you and celebrate your contributions to protecting and enhancing nature in Scotland.

More about Citizen Science for biodiversity