Youth

People across Scotland are being invited to have a say on how crofting is reformed.

A programme of meetings will take place from 3 July to 15 August, stretching from Oban to Shetland.

The consultation, which runs until 2 September 2024, seeks views on a range of proposals for crofting reform. These will help to create opportunities for new entrants, encourage the active management and use of crofts and common grazings, and support rural population.

Community Led Local Development (CLLD) funding from Scottish Government has supported a young film maker to make a compelling and evocative short film about crofting and its future in rural and island Scotland.

ISJ Horticulture, a leading packer and supply chain manager to the horticultural sector has been helping local schools around Perth and Kinross to dig deep in a bid to educate them about the origins of the food they eat.

The Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs (SAYFC) is this week announcing a new RESPECT campaign which will be launched at the Royal Highland Show.

The NFU Scotland has launched a Diversity and Inclusion review in order to encouraging an increase in Union involvement from a wider cross-section.

NFU Scotland has launched a research project to explore ways in which all diversities can become more involved in its work. It will be centred around a “Diversity Discussion”, involving a series of interviews, and an online survey and roadshow which is due to commence on 8 July for one week.

Do you have a big idea to help young people connect with nature and take positive action for biodiversity and the climate? The Future Routes Fund is now open for applications.

Funding for unique environmental projects designed by young people for young people has been announced by NatureScot during this year’s Green Health Week.

Alistair (Ally) Brunton has been elected as the latest Chair of the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs (SAYFC). Ally (27) from East Fife JAC was officially appointed at the Association’s AGM held on Saturday 20th April, stepping up from his position as National Vice.

Woodland Habitat Impact Assessment (WHIALite) Workshop - Dingwall

2024 WHIALite Programme

As part of The Wild Deer Best Practice guidance collection, Steering Group partners, led by NatureScot and Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) developed a simplified methodology for assessing the impacts of grazing herbivores on woodland habitat.

Youth Climate Leadership - Highlands

Join 2050 Climate Group in the third taster session of the newly redeveloped young leaders development programme!

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