Red and Sky, two new tracker dogs, have been added to the stoat detection dog team in Orkney.
The islands are the first in Orkney to implement their own specific island biosecurity plan in a collaboration between project and island community to protect the area from the invasive non-native stoats.
This event will go ahead as planned this Wednesday 15 December at 7.30pm, and now held online via Microsoft Teams.
Tuesday, 7th December, saw a presentation to Orkney Men’s Shed of a cheque for £160 by the Orkney Native Wildlife Project.
The wildlife youth forum offers Orkney young folk the chance to have their say and be actively involved in wildlife conservation in Orkney
The views of islanders are being sought on how best to prevent the spread of stoats.
“A lot can happen when you go for a quiet walk in Orkney!!!!”
We had a visit yesterday from the stoat eradication team .
Goose meat from the Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) licensed cull of geese in Orkney can be sold in the rest of Scotland.
The Convenor of Orkney Islands Council, West Mainland farmer Harvey Johnston, commended the work of the Orkney Land Access Forum.