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Free trees from the Woodland Trust

Free Trees

Do you know any communities, schools or groups that would benefit from free trees?

The Woodland Trust is once again offering community groups, youth groups and schools the chance to apply for packs of free trees for delivery in March 2014 and are accepting applications until 9 January 2014.

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Grow Wild Online Vote Now Open

Grow Wild Online Vote

Online voting to determine the winner of a £100,000 Grow Wild Transformation is now open.

Earlier this year, people were asked to nominate a site in their community that would benefit from a Grow Wild transformation. Youth groups, community associations and residents groups, artists, high school design students, and landscape architects all worked to pull together some really inspirational plans.

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Vacancy at The Land Trust

Land & New Business Manager (Scotland)

The Land Trust are currently advertising for this position. They are looking for an individual, whose results driven approach can take their business, community liaison and market interaction to the next level.

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Community Projects Fund Closing Soon

Community Project Fund

This year's CSGN Community Projects Fund will close shortly, remember to submit your applications in time. The deadline for applications is Midnight on 28 October 2013. Groups can apply for grants of between £1,500 and £3,000.

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Interactive Habitat Network User Tool

Scottish Natural Heritage have developed an Interactive Habitat Network User Tool.

It consists of a simple GIS mapping tool that allows users to view habitat networks at a range of scales. It also allows users to scenario-plan new land use options (such as woodland planting, housing development) to see their effect on connectivity and habitat function across landscapes. 

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Local People Local Paths

Active Travel Scotland

Paths for All have announced grant funding of up to £1500 for community groups working to improve and develop paths in their local area. The aim of the fund is to encourage local people to use their local paths for recreation and active travel.

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