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Sighthill Regeneration

Congratulations to Glasgow City Council for winning the Regeneration category for Sighthill, forming a key part of the Canal and North Gateway project, at the Saltire Infrastructure Awards 2018!

Launch of Round 3 of the Green Infrastructure Fund

The Green Infrastructure Fund is now open for new applications.  The closing date will be 28 January 2019. 

The new cycle path in Claypits Local Nature Reserve

Congratulations! to Scottish Canals and Land Use Consultants for winning the Architecture - Regeneration category at the 2018 Scottish Design Awards with the Claypits Masterplan.

Outdoor Learning in Nature Fund Launch

Scotland’s New Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment announced more than £600,000 of funding for Outdoor Learning. Mairi Gougeon MSP made the announcement during a visit with school children to Jupiter Artland Foundation - a sculpture park in woodland near Edinburgh.

Active Scotland Delivery Plan (front cover)

The Scottish Government has published the Active Scotland Delivery Plan.  This Delivery Plan sets out the range of actions that the Scottish Government and its partners are undertaking, working together to encourage and support people in Scotland to be more active, more often.

The Glasgow & Clyde Valley Green Network Partnership has published its much anticipated Report into the quality of Green Infrastructure (GI) policies across the Central Scotland Green Network region.

Image of Green Infrastructure Fund logo

The Green Infrastructure Fund team met with colleagues from Scottish Government today to discuss a future funding round for our main Fund, which supports capital infrastructure projects.  This requires Scottish Natural Heritage to apply for a further tranche of funding as part of phase 2 of the Scottish Government’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) programme.  An application is being p

CSGN logo

To raise awareness and support delivery of green infrastructure in central Scotland, the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) is offering young people aged 18 to 25 the opportunity to apply for a grant towards travel anywhere in the world to develop their knowledge on a specific topic related to the study of green infrastructure.

Image of park built on old industrial site in Edinburgh

Round 2 of the Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund is now open for applications and will close on 3 April 2018. More information on eligibility and how to apply can be found here. We are holding two open events where potential applicants can hear more about the fund, how to apply and current projects.

Image of high rise flats and urban green space in Glasgow, as viewed from Cathkin Braes

Organised by Scottish Natural Heritage in partnership with ERZ Studio, WSP, and Glasgow City Council this free event is for urban planners, designers, architects, landscape architects, developers, contractors, engineers; house builders and social housing providers, local authorities, and relevant public sector representatives. 

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A Paisley pattern emerges

Froglife is a national nature conservation organisation with a mission to help reptile and amphibian species and their habitats.  In Renfrewshire they are working under the Community Engagement banner on three...

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
Big can be beautiful

We live in an era in which our Health Services are under increasing strain.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
Our new Twitter account

We now have our own Twitter account at @GI_Scotland.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
Rolling back the years

Take a trip to the north-west fringe of Aberdeen and you will be rewarded with a pleasant surprise, and a green surprise at that.

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019