Welcome to the Scottish Biodiversity Information Forum Blog.

Here you can explore opinion pieces from across our recording community and discover the benefits that the Recommendations, set out in the SBIF Review, will bring to individuals and organisations across Scotland.

If you have been inspired by the SBIF Review, and would like to share your story and write an opinion piece please contact Rachel Tierney (rtierney@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk)

We’ve come a long way together

Blog written by Jo Judge, CEO NBN Trust. There is a long and rich history of biological recording in the UK, going back to amateur…

Old specimens, new life

Blog written by Dr Nick Fraser, Head of Department of Natural Sciences at National Museums Scotland. With an estimated accumulated total of over 3 billion…

From pipe dream to data flow

Blog written by Craig Macadam, Conservation Director at Buglife. As a child I was fascinated by wildlife. Growing up in rural Angus gave me ample…

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