Celebrating the inspirational people, projects, groups and organisations working hard to protect our environment, the Nature of Scotland Awards are now open for entries.
Applications are open for Community Path grants to support communities to create, promote and maintain local community paths.
Run by Paths for All, the grant scheme is open to any constituted community group that have their own bank account. Community organisations and registered community charities such as community councils, development trusts and community woodland groups working in Scotland can all apply for funding.
Walking is good for our minds, our bodies and our neighbourhoods and has been a lifeline during the past year, helping people stay active and connected.
VisitScotland has launched a responsible tourism campaign to raise awareness of the importance of exploring the outdoors responsibly.
The focus is on asking people to leave no trace of their visit and protect Scotland’s stunning countryside. Visitors are asked to think about the impact of their visit - for now and for future generations.
Single year and multi-year projects now eligible to apply to a £22 million peatland restoration programme.