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The Orkney Native Wildlife Project aims to safeguard the unique and internationally important native wildlife of Orkney by addressing the threat that invasive non-native stoats pose, as well as providing other community benefits.

The project is a partnership between RSPB Scotland, NatureScot and Orkney Islands Council with generous support from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and the EU’s LIFE programme.

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Protecting Orkney's wildlife

The Orkney archipelago lies 16 km north of mainland Scotland. The 70 islands are home to internationally important populations of native wildlife and one, the Orkney vole, occurs nowhere else.

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