Railways project protects wildlife

Marge the European Eagle Owl at Barn at Beal.
Marge the European Eagle Owl at Barn at Beal.

Borders Railways project team has so far provided barn owls with alternative nest boxes, are protecting badger setts from disturbance during construction, and are ensuring that construction does not interfere with otter breeding and nesting areas.

They are also working to ensure any protected plant species are appropriately managed.