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New native woodland in Galloway Forest Park

A new native woodland is being planted in Galloway Forest Park.

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Youth employment skills training

Our Employment Skills Programme helps to equip young people with skills training, work experience and qualifications to help them gain paid employment.

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Kilpatrick Hills walking link to John Muir Way

A new 5mile section of the John Muir Way is set to open providing everyone with a chance to enjoy more recreation opportunities.

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White-tailed sea eagle success

Scotland is home to 100 pairs of white-tailed sea eagles. A young eagle has been tagged and ringed in advance of its first flight from the nest.

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Queen’s View Visitor Centre shortlisted for award

Our Queen's View visitor centre has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

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A ‘garden room’ at Ninewells Hospital

This ground breaking project demonstrates that with good design and access improvements, hospital grounds can be used by everyone for physical activity, recreation, recuperation and viewing nature.

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Greening Possilpark health and care centre

We helped create allotments and a place to exercise outdoors in an urban environment.

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Art and archaeology in Scotland’s woodlands

Scotland's woodlands are home to many treasured species and places – including many historic and archaeological features with an abundance of colourful, incredible and tragic stories to tell.

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Cattle conservation grazing project

Protecting and managing our iconic landscapes requires innovative thinking. We revived old forest management techniques to tackle a range of land use issues.

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