OU on the BBC: Saving Species: Series 3, Episode 14

Updated Tuesday 4th December 2012

This week Saving Species reports from the Scottish Natural Heritage conference in Edinburgh.

Species Action Framework Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Species Action Framework Species Action Framework: managing species in Scotland Scotland's five year Species Action Framework programme ended in March 2012.

This unique programme has advanced conservation and management action for 32 of Scotland's select species—including beaver, red squirrel, sea eagle, capercaillie, freshwater pearl mussel, great yellow bumblebee and woolly willow and invasive non-native species such as North American signal crayfish.

For Saving Species Brett Westwood travels up to the Scottish Natural Heritage conference in Edinburgh to discuss the results of this 5 year programme with the movers and shakers in Scotlands wildlife conservation.

Also in the programme:

  • News from around the world with regular news reporter, Kelvin Boot
  • An update you on the activities of the Open University's iSpot. Why not keep up to date with iSpot and its partners on Twitter?

Listen to Saving Species

You can listen to this episode of Saving Species on BBC Radio 4 at 11:00am on Tuesday 4 December 2012. More information and a link to listen again can be found on the Radio 4 website.

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