Community development

The Woodland Trust is urging schools and community groups to get their free tree-pack applications in quickly with just over a month left until the spring delivery closes.

A bumper autumn delivery saw almost 750,000 saplings finding homes the length and breadth of the UK, bringing the annual total to a record-breaking 1.3m trees for 2022.

Fishing businesses and marine organisations in Scotland’s coastal communities will benefit from Marine Fund Scotland’s latest round of funding. A total of 60 projects which contribute to innovative and sustainable practices, minimise carbon emissions and support coastal communities, will receive grants totalling more than £13 Million, ranging from £7,000 to £1.2 million.

There is still time to take part in the future Agriculture Bill consultation which closes on the 5th December 2022! 

The Scottish Government is committed to realising its Vision for Agriculture and transforming how they support farming and food production in Scotland to become a global leader in sustainable and regenerative agriculture.

Agriculture, nature and public money - consultation workshop

This workshop is designed to gather views from the people of Scotland. Anyone interested in food, nature, and wellbeing is welcome to attend. You do not have to be an expert in any of these fields to contribute. You can expect a welcoming and inclusive space, and an engaging discussion.

Agriculture, nature and public money - consultation workshop

This workshop is designed to gather views from the people of Scotland. Anyone interested in food, nature, and wellbeing is welcome to attend. You do not have to be an expert in any of these fields to contribute. You can expect a welcoming and inclusive space, and an engaging discussion.

Farming, food, nature and public money - workshop

This workshop is designed to gather views from the people of Scotland. Anyone interested in food, nature, and wellbeing is welcome to attend. You do not have to be an expert in any of these fields to contribute. You can expect a welcoming and inclusive space, and an engaging discussion.

Workshop: A Beginner’s Guide to Trees & Carbon

The Community Woodlands Association is hosting a free, online workshop to help members, staff and directors of community woodland groups understand how trees and woodlands work in the carbon cycle.

A pioneering community group in Glengarry in the Scottish Highlands has this week launched a bid to raise £250,000 to fund Glengarry Forest Cabins (GFC), a sustainable new eco-tourism destination in the area.

The Places and Health programme at the University of Glasgow have today published a nationwide equity assessment of the 20-minute neighbourhood policy in Scotland.

Over 70 people and rural representatives from Scotland gathered online and in Birnam on Tuesday 8th November to agree actions to support Scotland’s Rural Movement.

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