Links

  

Links to organisations / government / authorities with a vested interest in the landscapes, environmnet, flora and fauna of Scotland

(Alphabetical Order)

Dumfries House Arboretumhttps://dumfries-house.org.uk/blog/page/217/highlights-from-dumfries-houses-new-arboretum 

East Ayrshire Woodlands:  An 'arms-length' organisation linked to East Ayrshire Council : http://www.eastayrshirewoodlands.co.uk/EAW%20Homepage.htm

Fight for Scotland's Nature: Amalgamation of 35 charities working towards an Environmental Act for Scotland: https://www.fightforscotlandsnature.scot/

Forestry and Land Managment (Scotland) Act 2018http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/8/contents

Forestry Commision Scotland / Coimisean na Coilltearachd Albahttps://scotland.forestry.gov.uk/

Scotland's Environment:  https://www.environment.gov.scot/our-environment/habitats-and-species/woodland-and-forests/

Scotland Woodland Trusthttps://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/scotland/

Scottish Natural Heritage / Dualchas Nàdair na h-Alba https://www.nature.scot/about-snh

Scottish Wildlife Trust:  https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/things-to-do/visit-our-reserves-and-visitor-centres/?location-search=Kilmarnock

 

SEPA: Scottish Environment Protection Agency / Buidheann Dion Àrainneachd na h-Alba:   https://www.sepa.org.uk/ 

SUSTRANS: Accessible cycle routes for all + News Updates for Scotland:  https://www.sustrans.org.uk/news?f%5B0%5D=field_location%3A48

Trees for Life: Restoring the Calendonian Forest: https://treesforlife.org.uk/work/

 

Education:

Buglife Scotland - Saving the samll things that run the planet - - https://www.buglife.org.uk/buglife-scotland

Plantlife Scotland - Plants, flowers and funghi conservation and preservation - - http://www.plantlife.org.uk/scotland

 

 

 

Gaelic / Education:

Gaelic - Tree Folklore (found on East Ayrshire Woodlands site): http://www.eastayrshirewoodlands.co.uk/Images/Tree%20folklore.pdf

Tree Stories for Children - A beautiful short story for each month. https://www.owlscotland.org/images/uploads/resources/files/TreeStories.Sep19.web.pdf

Taken from Scottish Studies/University of Edinburgh/ Website: The Great Caledonian Forest of the Mind: Highland Woods and Tree Symbolism in Scottish Gaelic Tradition MICHAEL NEWTON file:///C:/Users/Owner/Downloads/1806-Article%20Text-7135-2-10-20170207.pdf (downloaded 19.01.2019)