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Landscape-Scale Practitioners Event - 1 November 2017

Two landscape scale practitioners events took place on 1 November 2017 at Glen Finglas and Tomintoul.  These informal events were to inspire practitioners with success stories from existing projects, introduce some tools to share good practice, give people time to talk and meet other practitioners and help us find out from you how we can make best use of this network. 

What Next? The LSC Working Group will now:

  • Write up and circulate the evaluation forms from both events
  • Write up the workshop outputs and circulate these as a plan for future activity
  • Develop the group's workplan for 2018, focusing on the things you've highlighted as a priority
  • Invite everyone who expressed an interest to join the LinkedIn group
  • Send case studies templates to project leads who have volunteered to write one up

What Can You Do?

  • Join LinkedIn if you want to be a member of the group and don't have a profile (several people asked to join but are not on LinkedIn)
  • Keep the discussion going via the LinkedIn group external site
  • Keep the Network in mind when planning events in the future and consider inviting people from other projects
  • View the LSC webpage external site  on SeWeb and send us suggestions for other information you would like to see added
  • Contribute a case study

A Pollinator Strategy for Scotland 2017 - 2027

The Pollinator Strategy for Scotland was launched on 26 July 2017 by Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, at The Hidden Gardens, Tramway, Glasgow. The Pollinator Strategy for Scotland 2017-2027 and its accompanying Implementation Plan set out how Scotland can continue to be a place where pollinators thrive, along with actions that are needed to help achieve that objective. The associated Technical Annex sets out the available evidence relating to our main pollinators (honey bee, bumble bees, solitary bees and hoverflies) and the threats that affect them and other pollinating insects. In addition there is a list of useful Information and advice resources which provides links to further details including on species and how to get involved in management and identification. The launch of this Strategy also presents us with an opportunity to remind you of our highly popular film 'Biodiversity Begins with a B' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_otglflQw4. This is a darkly comical look at the importance of bees to our natural environment and encourages people to take a few simple actions to help support our bees.

For further information contact biodiversity@snh.gov.uk



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