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Community environmental project: development assistance

Identification and development of a range of projects rooted in the community and linked to the local SSSI for funding through the 'Special Places Fund'. These included moorland access, improved interpretation and remote viewing of endangered species.

Hospital grounds: community project

Participatory project with staff and patients at the Argyll and Bute Hospital and the Lochgilphead community re developing access to and practical involvement in management of the extensive hospital woodlands and other grounds.

Community Woodlands Guidelines

Editing, researching and writing a range of information sheets for the Reforesting Scotland Community Woods Information pack.

Laide, Wester Ross: participatory consultation

Management of a community consultation exercise to gauge support for the community purchase of an 87ha woodland, and obtain ideas on community needs and desires for its use.

Dunbar, East Lothian: participatory consultation

Management of a community consultation exercise to obtain input on the use, management and development of a large woodland due to be handed over to a community management group.

Participatory consultation: Strathglass

An exploration of local attitudes to the possibility of community woodland purchase of or partnership agreements for woodlands in the Strathglass area.

Dervaig Mull: woodland and community survey

Management of a detailed survey and financial plan, development ideas and community consultation for two large woodland holdings in the north of Mull

Drybridge, Ayrshire; community exhibition

Production and management of a drop-in weekend exhibition of ideas for the use of a local woodland.

Biggar, Lanarkshire: participatory consultation

A week-long community consultation on local ideas for the management of an urban woodland plus opportunities for community involvement in other land in and around Biggar.

Isle of Arran: participatory consultation

Management of an island-wide consultation on the potential community adoption of an area of ancient broadleaf woodland.

Plora and Caddonbank, Borders: participatory consultation

Consultation events with two communities in the Scottish Borders about local involvement in planning and managing two Forest Enterprise woodlands.

Torwood, Stirling: participatory consultation

Consultation with three urban communities surrounding a large area of woodland with archaeological interest near to the M76 motorway, regarding potential community purchase and use.

Participatory consultation: Borders Region

Management of a series of consultation exercises to engage local communities in the development of two new community woodlands.

Local Path Networks: City of Edinburgh Council

A detailed analysis of three areas within Edinburgh to identify the potential for creating local path networks as part of the city's access strategy. The project involved extensive community consultation

Film: Community woodlands

Production of a 20 minute video film on the benefits and practicalities of establishing a community woodland - for Central Scotland Countryside Trust

Artists in residence: Tyndrum Community Woodland

Appointment and supervision of two sculptors producing interpretative 'markers', viewpoints and entrances for Tyndrum Community Woodland.

Community Woodlands: information distribution

National survey carried out for the Forestry Commission, to determine the need for an information centre or distribution mechanism covering all aspects of community woodland development and management

Community Forest Feasibility Study: North Worcestershire

A study for Hereford and Worcestershire County Council to identify mechanisms for major development of their Urban Fringe Countryside Area Programme. A survey was also undertaken to assess condition, recreational, ecological and timber value of existing woodland, and opportunities for future woodland

Urban Forestry survey: Forestry Commission

A UK wide survey for the Forestry Authority of all Urban Forestry, urban fringe woodland and community initiatives, plus organisations and individuals involved in the promotion and practice of such initiatives

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