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Key services

Contact details of our key services in one place so you obtain the advice you need.

Coronavirus update

Accessing our key services

We try to resolve queries and enquiries as quickly as possible. Please contact us

phone us on 01463 725000; or contact your local office.

Conference Facilities at our Battleby Office

Green Infrastructure Strategic Intervention

Email your enquiries to [email protected]

Freedom of Information 

Email [email protected]


Information about funding programmes including Grants, SRDP, and LIFE+

Licensing and Wildlife Management 

- for information about protected species licensing and deer fit and competent registration or authorisations email [email protected].  Please refer to Coronavirus/Land Managers webpage for further information.

- for bats in houses advice email [email protected] or call the bats in houses helpline on 01463 725 165

Media and PR enquiries 

For all urgent requests requiring a response by 5pm that day please call: 0131 316 2655
Email: [email protected]

Contact points for general media enquiries

Planning, Development and Renewable energy 

For information about our approach to onshore/offshore renewables including wind farms, planning, protecting Biodiversity and landscapes.

Protected Areas 

Covering designations e.g. SSSIs, SACs, SPAs.

Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP)

Contact points for information and advice about SRDP.

NatureScot Government Relations 

All enquiries [email protected]

Need a BSL interpreter?

For more information about contacting us using the British Sign Language (BSL) online interpreting service, please visit the Contact Scotland website.