Amongst the new measures to the Forestry Grant Scheme, is a doubling of the payment for expanding native woodland through natural regeneration.
BEAVERS are on their way back to Upper Spey.
Residents and businesses in Aberdeenshire whose properties were impacted and damaged by flooding during Storm Babet can now apply for financial aid.
The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen is testing whether bees could be spreading diseases due to inadvertently picking up microplastics.
SSEN Transmission's proposed new 400kV overhead line between Beauly, Blackhillock, New Deer and Peterhead has seen several changes made to the route.
SSEN will contribute to the development of 200 properties which following completion of the power projects, will support local housing requirements.
A trial to research the economic opportunities and environmental impacts of electrofishing for razor clams has been extended for a further 12 months.
Cars will be able to visit all household recycling centres in Aberdeenshire except for Inverurie and Westhill without booking from Monday, January 8.
SSEN Transmission have confirmed that plans for a substation near Keith as part of a new power-line development have been revised.
Macduff houshold recycling centre will be closed for four days, with Portsoy closed for three for works to be completed.
Aberdeenshire Council beat its decarbonisation target for the 2022/23 financial year by more than a thousand tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent.
Storegga estimates around 21,000 jobs will be supported at peak of the project, which is partnered with Shell and North Sea Midstream Partners.