Environment

Four South of Scotland organisations have launched a challenge to companies to find an innovative technological solution to tackling climate change through land use.

Grants available to deliver a green economic recovery across the Islands.

Businesses and community groups located across Scotland’s inhabited islands are now able to apply for grants of up to £150,000 through the new Island Communities Fund (ICF) for projects focussed on supporting sustainable island economies and the journey towards net zero.

Networking Climate Cafe

SCCAN Networking Climate Café is a conversation based meet-up that Scottish Communities CAN hosts throughout the year.

This is an opportunity for you to share your experiences, ideas and challenges with others who are doing similar things. Bring a warm drink, perhaps a piece of cake and an open heart for a friendly, online meet-up.

Scotland’s farms and crofts urged to take part in important survey.

The size and scale of Scotland’s agritourism sector is to be measured for first time in a new annual census of farms, crofts and estates across the country.

£22 million this year towards meeting climate change targets.

Projects to restore Scotland’s peatlands will get a share of £22 million this year to significantly reduce carbon emissions and support biodiversity as part of the government’s climate change plan.

Food alliances: early lessons from Highland Good Food

Interested in creating a sustainable, local food system?

Transition Black Isle & Pebble Trust have initiated an innovative Food Conversation, aiming to support and inspire local people to come together to create a local food system that is better for the planet, better for people and better for producers. 

Integrating trees on your land - Question Time

Your woodland creation questions answered by host farmers from the Integrating Trees Network in a Question Time-style panel discussion.

Integrating trees on your land - Mains of Auchriachan

New host farmers - the Duffus family - share their experiences of woodland creation.

Action Earth 2021 is open for applications now.

Volunteering Matters is offering easy to access environmental grants to help local communities tackle climate change and biodiversity loss. Funded by NatureScot, these grants support volunteers of all ages, backgrounds and abilities in practical outdoor activities.

A new investment programme to help deliver Scotland’s just transition to a net-zero emissions economy has been launched.

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