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Your greenspace project idea may be too small scale for SNH’s Green Infrastructure Fund but have you considered ‘Tesco Bags of Help’?

Thank you to those organisations who applied to the Green Infrastructure Fund.  We received six applications in the Lowland and Upland Scotland area. These have now been screened and have passed on to be assessed by our panel of assessors.

21 June 2016, The Glasgow School of Art

2016 Central Scotland Green Network Forum

The Art of Placemaking

The European Structural Funds 2014-2020 National Rules have been updated.  Please visit the ESIF website for a copy of the National Rules.

We have updated the guidance available on this website.  Several new documents are now available to download including the Assessment and Selection Procedure, the Assessment and Selection Criteria, the Eligibility and Assessment Scoring Forms and the Monitoring and Evaluation Guidance.

Living near to green spaces may reduce likelihood of death due to any cause, and especially due to cardiovascular disease, according to a new study. This review for the European Commission is the first to systematically evaluate the evidence linking green spaces to risk of death.

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Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund Round 2 - open for applications

Round 2 of the Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund is now open for applications and will close on 3 April 2018.

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
Urban Design with Nature Sharing Good Practice Event - 21 February 2018 - Battleby Conference Centre, Perth

Organised by Scottish Natural Heritage in partnership with ERZ Studio, WSP, and Glasgow City Council this free event is for urban planners, designers, architects, landscape architects, developers, contractors, engineers; house builders and social...

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Associate Feature: Greening the grey - why Scotland needs green infrastructure

Holyrood Magazine has published an article written by our Chairman, Mike Cantlay, setting out the importance of Green Infrastructure and the positive impact it can have on communities.  You can view it ...

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
The Adult Health and Social Care Crisis - Green Infrastructure as part of the solution

Rather than regarding green infrastructure as a burden on hard-pressed public finances, we should embrace it as an important part of an approach to sustainable healthcare, says Ben Williams.

Friday, November 24th, 2017