We will soon become part of SNH's website nature.scot. Once the migration is complete, we will be able to offer a significantly improved information source and provide greater connectivity with…
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:12
It’s fair to say that Scotland’s Green Infrastructure Strategic Interven
Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 17:23
Scotland’s Green Infrastructure Strategic Intervention (GISI) creates better places and enhances qualit
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 08:26
We have produced leaflets showcasing our project sites and the positive impact they are already having on the lives of people living in areas of multiple deprivation. For more details about any of our projects, please visit our suite of project…
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 14:56
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Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 08:25
It was wet and windy when we met to celebrate the completion of the Greater Easterhouse Green Infrastructure project
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 14:04
‘Schooldays – the best days of your life.’ So the saying goes, and in Cathkin it rings true. Why? Fernbrae Meadows, of course.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 13:31
As we are well into the delivery phase of the Green Infrastructure programme, we've reviewed our current website structure and content. In the spirit of a 'less is more approach' and in order to take advantage of some nifty new features, we'll…
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 11:07
Even on a wet and windy day Fernbrae Meadows is a delight.
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 18:03
We’d like to bring this Scottish Government consultation to your attention. Please note that the deadline for responses is 12 February.
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 14:09
Flooding has been in the news of late. Severe flooding in Venice left much of the famous Italian city under water whilst much closer to home South Yorkshire was hit by calamitous November floods.
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 16:00
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Scotland’s national nature agency, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) will ‘rebrand’ to ‘NatureScot’ from May 1st 2020, in plans to adapt the organisation to meet current environment challenges. Read…
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 08:48
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The scale of this project will take your breath away. Exit Easterhouse railway station, cross the M8 and suddenly a vast view opens up – a view undergoing change on a huge scale.
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 08:10
The National Rules for the European Structural and Investment Funds have been updated and are available to download from the Scottish Government's …
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 09:14
There is less than a month left to apply for the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Chal
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 08:28
Southside Housing Association’s Alison Devlin and Queensland Gardens residents celebrated their successful application to our Green Infrastructure fund on 17 August together with local MSP Humza Yousaf and Ivan Clark, SNH’s Placemaking Team…
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 16:12
Almost £8 million of funding has been announced to help people and nature thrive in some of the most deprived parts of Scotland.
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 13:15
Clydebank is home to a community that knows all about overcoming challenges.
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 12:49
Transport Scotland’s Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund is now open for Round 3 applications. Please visit the Energy Saving Trust …
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 12:40
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Did you know that street trees reduce air pollution by around 50%? That increasing the area of green infrastructure in greater Manchester by 10% could cool the city by 2.5 degrees Celsius?
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 10:17
I doubt if many of us have encountered as ambitious a project as Community Rewilding.
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 10:07
The enticing name alone conjures up an air of something special. One of Glasgow’s Southside gems, The Hidden Gardens offer a welcome refuge from hectic city life and a wonderful…
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 09:11
Take a look back at highlights from the day with some additional behind the scenes content.
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Newbattle Abbey enjoys a rich and colourful history stretching back over 900 years. Today education is to the fore, and the site is recognised as the home of Scotland’s premier Adult Education Residential College.
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 10:16
The Young Placechangers Ideas Fund supports Youth Groups to engage with others in their communities to take action to improve the environmental quality, biodiversity, playability and vibrancy of neighbourhoods.
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 10:14
Something very special is happening around the River Garnock.
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 10:00
Get support and national recognition for your activities
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 09:30
When Partick Thistle ignited football passions in Maryhill there was a popular phrase — ‘Firhill for thrills’. It was a fitting way to capture the mood of the day and popularise the football team based at Firhill Stadium.
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 09:28
The saying ‘Mighty oaks from little acorns grow’ could easily capture the growing ambitions of Urban Roots. It was back in 2004 that Toryglen Gardening Club was founded by three local residents.
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 09:19
WWW. Three initials which together enjoy near universal understanding.
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 09:17
It’s a big number. It’s a big ambition. But it promises to make a big, big impact.
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 09:12
The shoreline around Edinburgh has held a fascination for years. It’s supported nature, housed industry, provided fishing opportunities and, alas, even been a dumping zone.
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 09:02
The newly launched Biodiversity Challenge Fund (BCF) is a competitive fund with a budget of up to £2 million which aims to enable targeted action for priority habitats and species, accelerating efforts that will help Scotland meets its…
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 08:59
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 sites — Barshaw Park, Gleniffer…
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 14:51
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.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 14:49
We live in an era in which our Health Services are under increasing strain. Whilst there are a variety of causes behind these pressures, there is a growing belief that nature can play a positive role in moving towards a healthier society.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 14:40
Greenspace projects that will improve the environment across Scotland's central belt can now apply for a share of a £350,000 funding boost, contributing to the delivery of Europe’s largest greenspace initiative.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 14:39
We now have our own Twitter account at @GI_Scotland. We’ll be using this to provide regular updates about SNH’s Green Infrastructure Fund, your projects, and all things #greeninfrastructure in general.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 14:19
There is a scheme taking Scotland by storm – delivering huge benefits for people and nature alike. ‘The Green Infrastructure Strategic Intervention Fund’ might seem like a mouthful, but its message is loud and clear.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 13:41
The Greening Grey Britain (GGB) Community Support Programme is now open and might be of interest to your contacts.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 13:39
Our Green Infrastructure Fund is making a difference in many locations. One of the most significant projects we are supporting is in Glasgow’s Easterhouse.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 13:23
The Green Infrastructure Fund is currently open for applications for projects in the Highlands and Islands. The same population and SIMD criteria apply in H&I as in LUPS but projects can apply for ERDF intervention rates of up to 70%.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 13:21
The greenspace, previously known as Blairbeth Urban Park, is already fully accessible with regular health walks and events facilitated by Community Links.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 13:20
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!
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 13:12