The Scottish Government has launched a survey: 'Developing a natural capital market framework: survey' to support development of a market framework. 

Natural capital is our geology, soil, air, water, plants and animals and we depend on it for goods and services that make our lives possible and worthwhile.

Safety Awareness in Mechanised Forestry

Mechanised forest operations carry significant risk and many of the fatal and serious accidents within our industry are caused by workers entering risk zones of machinery or chainsaw operations. This course is designed to highlight the most common risks associated with mechanised forestry and describe controls that all workers should observe to keep themselves safe.

SIF Online Session: Addressing Depopulation Action Plan

Growing and maintaining a sustainable population is probably the key driver for the majority of island communities, and following the launch of the Addressing Depopulation Action Plan (ADAP) in February and a recent visit of the Minister for Housing and Emma Roddick MSP to Eigg, this online session for island community organisations will explore population and the ADAP from an island persepective.

Royal Highland Show 2024

The Royal Highland Show is an annual event, showcasing the best of food, farming and rural life at Ingliston in Edinburgh. 

2024 is a year of celebration for RHASS, marking our 240th anniversary, and reinforcing us at the heart of the rural community. Find out more below on how and where you can get involved in all of our 240th-anniversary activities.

Arable Scotland 2024

Come and be inspired by arable innovation at Scotland’s premier arable event.

FSC Forest Week 2024

Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) UK Forest Week is an annual campaign in which FSC and major global brands celebrate their collective sustainable forestry efforts and encourage consumers to take action for our forests.

From Laird to Shared: Glasgow’s Landownership and Alternative Futures

Delve into the past, present, and future of land ownership in Glasgow. In From Laird to Shared: Glasgow’s Landownership and Alternative Futures, we’ll unravel the intricate tapestry of landownership in Glasgow, exploring its contemporary ramifications and showcasing the inspiring efforts of those working to take ownership of their local land.

The Neighbourhood Ecosystem Fund launched today (Wednesday 22nd May 2023) to enable community-led project groups in Scotland to design and deliver local nature restoration projects.

The aim of the Neighbourhood Ecosystem Fund is to help communities develop their ideas for nature restoration into a pipeline of deliverable projects with a whole ecosystem approach.

Glengarry Community Woodland Sawmill
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Glengarry Community Woodlands
£36,290 - Community Led Local Development (CLLD) Rural and Island Communities Ideas into Action Fund

The latest Knowledge Transfer Innovation Fund (KITF) opens today (Wednesday 22 May).

KTIF supports projects that help farmers and crofters to acquire new skills and share learning across the agricultural sector. Successful projects will receive grants of up to £200,000 to help farmers develop their skills and improve the competitiveness and sustainability of their businesses.