1. National Islands Plan Annual Report 2022

    The Islands (Scotland) Act 2018 requires that a report is presented to Parliament each year setting out the progress made towards delivery of the National Islands Plan. This report sets out progress made during the 2022 reporting year.

  2. Environment Strategy for Scotland: second progress report

    The second annual report to Parliament on progress in developing the Environment Strategy for Scotland, as required under the UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Act 2021.

  3. Commission for the land-based learning review: report to Scottish Ministers

    The report produced by the Commission, a short term advisory group established to provide independent, evidence-based advice and submitted to Scottish Ministers on how to attract more people into land-based and aquaculture sectors by improving learning pathways.

  4. Rainforest action

    Scotland’s commitment to protect unique habitat.

  5. Woodland ownership: key data

    Key data taken from analyses of a survey of woodland owners carried out between 2012 and 2015.

  6. Scottish Forestry - corporate plan: consultation analysis

    Results of the consultation on the draft corporate plan for Scottish Forestry, which lays out the proposed direction of travel and priorities for the next three years, the proposed purpose and role, and the three strategic objectives that will frame the delivery of Scottish Forestry’s work.

  7. Helping farmers diversify into forestry

    Additional £1m available through new Agricultural Transformation Programme.

  8. Scottish Forestry corporate plan: consultation

    Consultation on the first corporate plan for Scottish Forestry.

  9. Farmers to benefit from more land

    New entrants to farming industry get help from Scottish Government scheme.

  10. Forestry devolution: resource list

    Information relating to the devolution of forestry.

  11. Scotland's forestry strategy 2019-2029: SEA post adoption statement

    Ways in which the findings of the initial strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and the views expressed by consultees have been taken into account within Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029.

  12. Devolution of forestry: administrative arrangements

    Final administrative arrangements for devolution of forestry under the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Act 2018.

  13. Environmental principles and governance after Brexit: consultation

    We are seeking to gather evidence on future arrangements for the application of EU environmental principles and for environmental governance in Scotland, in the event that the UK exits the EU.

  14. Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029: business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA)

    How Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 may impact on business (including the third sector) and regulation.

  15. Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029: equality impact assessment (EQIA)

    How Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 may impact on equality, including socio-economic disadvantage. This report includes Fairer Scotland Duty.

  16. Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029: consultation process

    This report outlines the approach we took to the consultation and how the views expressed helped to inform the final content and structure of Scotland’s Forestry Strategy 2019-2029.

  17. Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019–2029

    Long-term framework for the expansion and sustainable management of Scotland's forests and woodland.

  18. Scotland signs up to forestry pledge

    First Minister commits to Bonn Challenge.

  19. Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 draft: strategic environmental assessment (SEA)

    Findings of the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of the consultation draft of Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029.

  20. Support for new tourist resort

    Funding for south of Scotland development

  21. Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 draft: partial BRIA

    This partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) for Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 outlines our assessment of how the draft Forestry Strategy may impact on business (including the third sector) and regulation.

  22. Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029: consultation draft

    The consultation draft builds on and modernises the approach undertaken in previous strategies. It provides a 10-year framework for action to help achieve a 50-year vision for Scotland’s woodlands and forests.

  23. Forestry Bill passed

    Modern approach to forestry backed by MSPs.

  24. Modernising forestry

    Forestry and Land Management Bill introduced to parliament.

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