Seven snares were reported by the banks of the Highlands' River Conon alongside a ‘stink pit’ which contained the dead bodies of a lamb, a fox and two roe deer.
Ramblers Scotland said North Chesthill Estate in Glenlyon, which is home to four Munros, has ”long been notorious amongst walkers.
An “internationally important” Highland beauty spot could be harmed by plans to remove 120,000 tonnes of timber from nearby woodland, the Scottish Government's wildlife agency has warned.
An isolated Scottish community turned down a £2.7 million scheme to bring badly needed new housing, opportunities and environmental improvements to the area.
Five of Scotland’s 10 largest pieces of vacant and derelict land are not being brought back into use despite being deemed suitable for regeneration or development, The Ferret has found.
The Scottish Highlands are a net exporter of energy, but despite this, people who live there still pay more for power.
The chief executive of a port authority under fire in the Scottish Highlands has denied an alleged conflict of interests over companies he's involved with.