Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has announced £20,000 of funding for projects to engage young people with nature.
The Future Routes Fund aims to help young people aged 11-26 to improve their local environment, increase their knowledge and understanding of Scottish biodiversity and provide more opportunities to connect with nature.
The first ever National Islands Plan for Scotland has been laid before the Scottish Parliament for consideration.
The proposed National Islands Plan provides a framework for action in order to meaningfully improve outcomes for Scotland's island communities.
Community groups across Scotland are holding events from 10 to 18 August to celebrate Community Land Week.
Forty-five projects are taking part in the week-long celebration of all things community ownership this year -- three times as many as in 2018!
The Woodland Crofts Partnership has recently been awarded £33,000 over two years to support and promote the development of woodland crofts.
The announcement was made by Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy, Fergus Ewing MSP, when he attended the Nairn Show.
Communities have many options to secure and develop land, but the full range of financing models is often not widely known, and there is more scope to develop innovative finance models to support community ownership, a new report says.