Empowering Communities to own Woodland

Promoting community empowerment through the new Community Asset Transfer Scheme (CATS) was behind Rural Economy Secretary, Fergus Ewing’s visit to Loch Arkaig today (Friday 28 April). Mr Ewing visited the former Forest Enterprise Scotland woodlands at South Loch Arkaig and Glenmallie, which were bought by Arkaig Community Forest and Woodland Trust Scotland in December 2016. […]

Action to Prove Benefits of Outdoor Activities

Research which aims to prove that outdoor education can help physical and mental health as well as improve numeracy and literacy has been launched following a collaboration by the University of Cumbria and the professional body for outdoor education, the Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL). Local research hubs that bring together practitioners and researchers will […]