Land

Farming for the Future: Planning for Profit and Nature

Join the Galloway & Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere, Propagate and National Farmers Union Scotland for a knowledge-sharing event looking at how farming can be good for both the environment and the farm business.

SCN120224 North Scotland: Rewilding and Restoration

The north of Scotland has some of the most interesting and ambitious landscape-scale restoration and rewilding projects in the UK.

Join IEMA for a webinar where we showcase some of the great work being done in the region and offer the opportunity for questions and knowledge sharing.

Young people with a passion for climate and nature are being asked to come forward and help transform Scotland’s first National Park into a thriving, sustainable place for future generations.

Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards are back for 2024 after a wonderful celebration in 2023. And this year four key areas form the focus of the prestigious Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards – climate, community, forestry and farming.

Over the past year 35 crofters and their families have received grant funding totalling over £1 million to build and improve their homes.

A bid to nominate Affric and Loch Ness as Scotland’s third national park has been launched, with organisers saying the area’s globally important natural and cultural heritage deserves protection and celebration. 

The partnership behind the proposal says the area of the Scottish Highlands is one of the world’s most beautiful places, and national park status would benefit current and future generations.

FIRNS: Community Benefits Certification Plug In - Advisory Group Session

Deciding Matters is hosting an online workshop, bringing together stakeholders with a range of expertise in nature-financing to provide key insights to help shape the development of the Community Benefits Certification Plug In.

FIRNS: Community Benefits Certification Plug In - Advisory Group Session

Deciding Matters is hosting an online workshop, bringing together stakeholders with a range of expertise in nature-financing to provide key insights to help shape the development of the Community Benefits Certification Plug In.

Protecting and enhancing nature and improving animal welfare are the key aims of proposed changes to deer management legislation.

It is estimated there are around 1 million wild deer in Scotland, up from around 500,000 in 1990. This extremely high population means that management is required to protect and restore important habitats, particularly woodland and peatland.

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