Land

A new project from Trees for Life and Woodland Trust Scotland aims to discover Scotland’s ‘lost’ native pinewoods – home to wild Scots pines with an ancestry that can be traced back to the end of the last ice age – so they can be saved and restored before it’s too late.

Scottish Forum on Natural Capital is celebrating 10th anniversary event

Join Scottish Forum on Natural Capital (SFNC) for an evening of networking, drinks and presentations from their members to help celebrate the last 10 years and look towards the next 10.

A ban on the use of snare traps in Scotland has reached a key parliamentary milestone.

As part of Stage 2 of the Wildlife Management and Muirburn Bill, the Rural Affairs and Islands Committee voted in favour of Environment Minister Gillian Martin’s amendment to ban the use of snares.

An outline report has been published by Scottish Government’s Rural and Environmental Science and Analytical Services (RESAS) unit, which outlines the Scottish Islands Typology (2024).

PeatSCOPE Relaunch Webinar

Unlocking the Power of PeatSCOPE: A Digital Tool Designed to Help Understand and Protect Our Peatlands
 

Huts and Hutting Session with Donald McPhillimy

Huts and Hutting Session with Donald McPhillimy

6th March 2024 – 10-11.30am  

  • What’s the difference between a hut, a shed, a pod, a caravan and a bothy? 

  • Would you like to know more about the Thousand Huts campaign? 

  • What’s the future for huts in Scotland? 

Ministers have welcomed Parliamentary approval of the proposed new Chair and two Land Commissioners of the Scottish Land Commission (SLC).

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC), NatureScot and the Amphibian & Reptile Groups of the UK (ARGUK) are looking for support from farmers, land managers, land owners and crofters across Scotland with completion of a Scottish Adder Survey!

Farming for the Future: Planning for Profit and Nature

Join the Galloway & Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere, Propagate and National Farmers Union Scotland for a knowledge-sharing event looking at how farming can be good for both the environment and the farm business.

SCN120224 North Scotland: Rewilding and Restoration

The north of Scotland has some of the most interesting and ambitious landscape-scale restoration and rewilding projects in the UK.

Join IEMA for a webinar where we showcase some of the great work being done in the region and offer the opportunity for questions and knowledge sharing.

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