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New National Park Commission - National Event

NatureScot has been asked by the Scottish Government to work with them in establishing at least one new National Park by 2026, beginning with preparing further advice on what National Parks are expected to deliver for Scotland and how future areas can be selected for designation. Further background on this work can be found on the Scottish Government website.

New National Park Commission - South Scotland Event

NatureScot has been asked by the Scottish Government to work with them in establishing at least one new National Park by 2026, beginning with preparing further advice on what National Parks are expected to deliver for Scotland and how future areas can be selected for designation.

New National Park Commission - North Scotland Event

NatureScot has been asked by the Scottish Government to work with them in establishing at least one new National Park by 2026, beginning with preparing further advice on what National Parks are expected to deliver for Scotland and how future areas can be selected for designation. Further background on this work can be found on the Scottish Government website.

Naturescot are consulting about a future National Park for Scotland as part of the the Scottish Government's commit to designation of at least one new National Park during the lifetime of the current Scottish Parliament. 

It is almost 20 years since Scotland’s first two National Parks were created:

Gateway to Food & Drink Innovation - Enterprise Showcase

About this event

• Are you interested in leading-edge food & drink associated research?

• Do you want to hear about future innovation in the north east?

Agriculture Bill Consultation - Ayrshire

The aim of this event is to gather initial views on the Scottish Government’s proposals outlined in the consultation, “Delivering our Vision for Scottish Agriculture, Proposals for a new Agriculture Bill”.

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:

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