Forest Landscape Design training course

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People involved in forest and woodland management are invited to sign up for a course during the autumn of 2014 that explores the principles of forest landscape design as outlined in the UK Forestry Standard Guidelines Forests and Landscape.

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West Dunbartonshire Council Signs Green Network Concordat

Local communities in West Dunbartonshire will benefit from a new agreement between the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) and West Dunbartonshire Council, which will help to improve the social, physical, cultural and environmental well-being of the area.

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May Funding Round-up

This is a useful round-up of grant sources for environmental / biodiversity related activities. Some of the following opportunities have deadlines very soon, good luck with your applications.

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Sustrans Handbook for Cycle-friendly Design


Sustrans has released the Sustrans Handbook for Cycle-friendly Design. This is the first of a library of guidance that Sustrans will make available throughout 2014.

The Handbook presents the very latest in best practice design to encourage active travel. It aims to promote design practices which will help to increase the current levels of walking and cycling within society and to improve public health and the environment.

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Woodland Creation Opportunities


Forestry Commission Scotland's CSGN Woodland Creation Programme Manager, Julie Paton, will be at a number of events over the next few months. 

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Carnegie Prize for Design and Wellbeing


Carnegie UK Trust has awarded £13.5K to five community projects, four in Scotland and one in Northern Ireland. Three are in the CSGN area and are focused on Active Travel, Vacant and Derelict Land and Urban Greening.

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