Category Archives: Member Actions

Consultation – the Scottish Forestry Strategy

The Scottish Government has published its draft Scottish Forestry Strategy, which lays out the Scottish Government’s vision and plans for woods and forests over the next ten years. Or at least, that’s what it should do. In the event, the

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Action: New beaver consultation

Soon, the legislation allowing beavers to remain in Scotland will be debated in the Edinburgh Parliament. Before that can happen, the Scottish Government is obliged to issue a report and hold a public consultation on the conclusions of that report. The

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Action: write in support of the Tay beavers

For many years now, a population of beavers has been established in the River Tay catchment. A recent monitoring programme showed that these beavers are the native Eurasian species, the one that was present in Scotland before human actions made

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Action: Sustainable deer management

Make sure that the Land Reform Bill includes powers to manage wild deer sustainably. The Scottish Government recently published a consultation on the new Land Reform Bill. The Bill as a whole is very welcome and great step forward on

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