Red and Sky, two new tracker dogs, have been added to the stoat detection dog team in Orkney.
Hoy, Walls and Graemsay Declared Stoat-Free
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.
UPDATE Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre; Shape the Future of Native Wildlife NOW ONLINE
This event will go ahead as planned this Wednesday 15 December at 7.30pm, and now held online via Microsoft Teams.
Donation to Orkney Men’s Shed
Tuesday, 7th December, saw a presentation to Orkney Men’s Shed of a cheque for £160 by the Orkney Native Wildlife Project.
Orkney Wildlife Youth Forum Launched
The wildlife youth forum offers Orkney young folk the chance to have their say and be actively involved in wildlife conservation in Orkney
Two Events to Raise Awareness of the Stoat Eradication Project
The views of islanders are being sought on how best to prevent the spread of stoats.
A Close Shave!!!
“A lot can happen when you go for a quiet walk in Orkney!!!!”
Orkney Stoat Eradication
We had a visit yesterday from the stoat eradication team .
“Striking the balance between conservation, farming and hunting can be difficult.”
Goose meat from the Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) licensed cull of geese in Orkney can be sold in the rest of Scotland.
Get ‘Oot N’ Aboot’ To Improve Your Health
The Convenor of Orkney Islands Council, West Mainland farmer Harvey Johnston, commended the work of the Orkney Land Access Forum.