Wildcat project comes to end but points the way for future action
An innovative project which provided a trial of targeted conservation actions for the Scottish wildcat in an area of the Highlands has come to an end with its final report being published.
The Scottish wildcat is one of 22 species highlighted as a conservation priority in the Scottish Natural Heritage five-year Species Action Framework (SAF) which concludes this year.
The Cairngorms Wildcat Project helped highlight the rarity of wildcats and the nature of ongoing threats to the species, and also provided valuable pointers to its future conservation across Scotland....
Source: Wildcat project comes to end but points the way for future action
Author: Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)
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