Sup­port for Orkney

Bird Watching (UK) - - News & Opinion -

An am­bi­tious project to safe­guard Orkney’s world-renowned and in­ter­na­tion­ally im­por­tant na­tive wildlife has been given the go ahead af­ter re­ceiv­ing sup­port from the Na­tional Lot­tery and the EU’S LIFE pro­gramme. The Orkney Na­tive Wildlife Project, a part­ner­ship be­tween RSPB Scot­land, Scot­tish Nat­u­ral Her­itage (SNH), and Orkney Is­lands Coun­cil, is set to be the world’s largest project of its kind. It aims to safe­guard the unique and in­ter­na­tion­ally im­por­tant na­tive wildlife of Orkney now and into the fu­ture by ad­dress­ing the threat it faces from the Stoat.

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