This fund will provide support for the employment of seasonal rangers and visitor operations posts to engage with the public and help manage visitor numbers, pressures and behaviours in “hot spot” locations across Scotland.
The Community Marine Monitoring Equipment Fund is a dedicated fund aimed specifically at supporting community and local groups with the purchase of marine survey equipment to participate in community-led marine biodiversity surveys and monitoring.
The fund aims to help young people to improve their local environment, increase their knowledge and understanding of Scottish biodiversity, and to provide more opportunities for them to connect with nature.
The Nature Restoration Fund is a competitive fund which supports projects that restore wildlife and habitats on land and sea and address the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.
Peatland ACTION is the project helping to restore damaged peatlands in support of Scotland’s Climate Change Plan outcomes with funding provided by the Scottish Government.
Funding has been expanded to include peatland restoration projects over multiple years.
Working with Rivers will provide funding for 20 paid training placements of 12 weeks in duration. This will allow individuals to access training and high quality, on-the-job experience in working with rivers.
This fund will support marine environmental enhancement in Scotland. Voluntary donations from marine users and individuals will provide grants to enhance the natural capital of our seas and coasts.
Rural Funding and Support
Species on the Edge is a partnership of NatureScot and seven nature conservation charities, all dedicated to improving the fortunes of 40 priority species found along Scotland's coast and islands.
We work with communities, local initiatives and land managers to tackle species recovery work.