NatureScot will hold the first Nature Restoration Jobs and Skills Conference on the 13th March, giving prime opportunity for delegates to hear from a range of speakers on Scotland’s ambition for nature restoration.

31st International Leadership Workshop for Rural Youth

Think globally – Get together and act locally

Since 1962 the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) has organised the "International Leadership Workshop for Rural Youth".

Nature Restoration Jobs and Skills Online Conference

Join Nature Scot to learn more about Scotland’s ambition for nature restoration, the skills we need to meet that ambition and what the Scottish Government and its partners are doing to support the development of a skilled, inclusive workforce for nature restoration.

Managing community path projects

This is a full day (1000 – 1530) in person training course that will provide an overview of the key stages involved in the planning, development, and delivery of any community path project.

You will learn:

A derelict site once central to the Clyde’s shipbuilding industry will be transformed following a £2.4 million award from the low carbon Vacant and Derelict Land Investment Programme.

Grazing Spring Grass for Productive Flocks

John Ritchie will be sharing how he has developed a productive forage based sheep system at Montalt Farm, Perthshire, with an effective well planned grazing system breaking reliance on purchased feeds.

Scotland’s pioneering Peatland ACTION programme has published a vital new source of information and guidance on peatland restoration as it marks its first decade.

Scottish Island Futures 2050 and Beyond Workshop

This streamed session will focus on island governance. What is the nature of the relationship between islands and their metropoles i.e. Edinburgh and London. Are there better models of governance? Is island autonomy a goal to be strived for?

From 3rd to 19th February, the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust are asking landowners and Gamekeepers to count and record all species of birds seen on their ground.  This is a census to determine how well conservation schemes such as supplementary feeding or growing wild bird seed are doing, and which species are benefiting from them.

A comprehensive plan to ensure the recovery of wild Atlantic Salmon populations in Scotland has been published.

Developed in partnership with stakeholders, the Wild Salmon Strategy Implementation Plan covers five priority themes: