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Connecting People and Nature in Scotland  

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

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Getting healthier begins at your doorstep

Our natural health service.  Make more use of Scotland's outdoors as Our Natural Health Service. Getting out and about in your local green space can do wonders for your health and wellbeing.

Read about getting closer to nature

Message in a bottle - ocean-inspired music

A special SNH commission with musician Ingrid Henderson to celebrate Scotland's unique marine environment in the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020. Premiers at Celtic Connections coastal themed day on 18 January.

Read about this special performance