Flooding is a major environmental hazard facing many parts of Scotland. With a changing climate bringing more extreme weather patterns, mixed with further urban development, there is an increased risk of flooding.
The next in a series of consultation workshops to support development of a new Scottish Agriculture Bill takes place in Oban on the 1 November and the Scottish Rural Network team will be there to support policy colleagues on the night.
New proposals published for consultation this week will form a new Wildlife Management (Grouse Moor) Bill, which aims to ensure that grouse moors are managed in a sustainable way.
The consultation will seek views on a wide range of topics related to wildlife including:
Next week will see a workshop held in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire (Thainstone House Hotel, 25th October) as part of a series of eight face to face events which will support Scottish Government’s consultation process to develop a new Agriculture Bill.