The annual survey of the UK fishing fleet is carried out by Seafish, the public body that supports the UK seafood industry.
Proposals have been put forward on the development of Orkney’s World Heritage Site – known as The Heart of Neolithic Orkney which comprises the Maeshowe tomb, The Standing Stones of Stenness, The Ring of Brodgar and the village settlement of Skara Brae.
“SEPA has a pivotal role in helping Scotland prepare more powerfully for future increased flooding and this consultation is an important opportunity for people across Scotland to have their say on how flood risk is managed in the future.”
From 16th of July to 8th of August a huge citizen science butterfly count is taking place. Run by Butterfly Conservation the survey is an important source of data about our butterflies.
88% of University of the Highlands and Islands respondents agreed they were able to access the resources they needed for their course during the pandemic,
“Any recommendations or polices should recognise that life is considerably different in each island group and that different age groups, too, have distinct experiences of island life.”
The findings of the survey will influence the development of the Islands Growth Deal’s ‘Creative Islands Wellbeing Programme
The House Sparrow continued in its top spot in Scotland in the 2021 RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch.
A short survey has been set up by the Orkney Partnership Board which aims to produce a Community Plan.
Today, 4th of March, is World Book Day.