Silver Birch trees and small lochan, Craigellachie NNR, East Highland Area. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or

Board Meetings

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NatureScot Board meetings are open to the public to attend as observers.  You can also make written representations and bring information to the attention of the Board regarding items on the Agenda. NatureScot Board agendas are subject to change prior to the meeting date with updates provided against the relevant Board meeting agenda below.

All NatureScot Board meetings are held across our network of NatureScot Offices.  Meetings generally start at 11:00 until 16:00.

Should you wish to attend any public Board meeting then please email the Executive office at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Board meeting dates for 2020:

29 January        Edinburgh         Q3 Reporting
11 March           Edinburgh         Formal Board 
06 May              Virtual meeting Q4 Reporting
26 August          Q1 Reporting 
28 October        Q2 Reporting
09 December    Formal Board 

Board papers which are not marked 'Official Sensitive' are normally posted onto the website 5 days in advance of the meetings and are available to download.

If you would like information on meetings which have taken place before 2016, please contact us at:


Great Glen House
Leachkin Road

Executive Office

[email protected]