If you've any news about Highland biodiversity and the environment that you'd like us to share, get in touch with Caroline at highlandenvironmentforum@gmail.com

06 November 2018Two Highland conservation jobs

Peatland Action Project Officer - North and South Highland  

The postholder will work as part of the Peatland Action team in Scottish Natural Heritage covering work in the North and South Highland SNH Area. This area is shared with another project officer and the emphasis of this post will be in the North Highland part of the area. The project officer will also be expected if operational needs require to work outwith this area. They will lead on the completion, development and implementation of peatland restoration projects in partnership with land managers and other stakeholder groups, eg Scottish Water, Deer Management Groups, NGOs, and communities.

Closing date: midnight 18 November 2018



RSPB Conservation Officer - North Highland

RSPB are looking for an enthusiastic team player to help deliver our conservation work programme in North Highland (Caithness and Sutherland). Challenges and opportunities in this amazing part of North Scotland are huge; influencing upland, farmland and coastal management across a suite of habitats, through species recovery, advisory, site protection and advocacy, for a suite of internationally important sites and species including the Flow Country, farmland waders and seabirds.

Closing date: 29 November 2018


Photograph : RSPB, Forsinard

28 October 2018Sea Life, Our Life : Ullapool marine conference presentations

All the presentations from the marine conference that was held in Ullapool on 15th October 2018 can be viewed here.

07 October 2018September Forum meeting notes

The meeting notes from the September Forum which focussed on young people working in environmental roles and a vision for Highland land use post 2020 can be downloaded here.

18 September 2018Outdoor volunteering meetings

Notes from the August outdoor volunteering meeting are available here.

Our next meeting will be in November at Evanton Community Woods. If you'd like to find out more about the group, or join us in Evanton, get in touch with Caroline


Photograph of volunteers at Evanton

27 August 2018Book your place at the 11th September Forum meeting

There's just a week to go to book your place at the Forum meeting on 11th September. See the programme and book at https://environmentforum.eventbrite.com We have inspiring speakers for both the morning and afternoon sessions - and lots of opportunity for debate and discussion. So do come and join us - and pass on details of the day to anyone else who you think might be interested.

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