greenspace scotland events

Inspiring fundraising training for greenspace groups

The Resourcing Scotland's Heritage programme offer a range of inspiring fundraising courses for heritage and greenspace groups. A range of courses are running across Scotland, please visit the website for more information or follow RSH on facebook or twitter


other organisations' events


12 December – Park Managers Forum
Event in central Edinburgh (11:00-15:00) for local authority park managers and officers. If you aren’t on the Forum mailing list, please email 

13 December – Your Voice for community growing initiatives
This workshop is run by Nourish Scotland and FCFCG to look at how Community Growing Initiatives use their voice effectively at a group, local, regional and national level. Venue to be confirmed depending on where participants are based. More 

23 January 2018 - Next Steps for Low-Carbon Energy in Scotland: Planning, Innovation and Skills, Edinburgh
This event will explore priorities and potential for Scotland as a leading low-carbon nation from commercial considerations to investment, innovation, and infrastructure. Scotland’s future is low-carbon – so how can we meet the challenges before us head on? Special discounted rate available for greenspace scotland network members – contact us for details. More 

28 February 2018 - Environmental Information for planning – informing delivery of LDP, Edinburgh
This workshop is being organised by SEPA, SNH, FCS, BGS, CEH, JHI and Improvement Service Scotland. It is aimed at all Local Development Plan teams: to demonstrate existing environmental information and access portals and to facilitate a centralised discussion between LDP teams and all environmental agencies to improve the value and accessibility of environmental data. Up to 3 spaces are available per Authority.  To reserve spaces at the workshop for your team – please email Helen Bonsor  

1 March 2018 – Natural Capital Investment Conference, London
This conference, organised by the Ecosystems Knowledge Network, will aim to identify the best ways of securing much-needed investment in the UK’s natural environment.  The Natural Capital Investment Conference will be a significant step forward in the quest for new ways of financing the restoration of key natural features such as woodland and wetland.  The benefits that flow to everyone from this ‘natural capital’ have been valued at billions of pounds. The event is expected to gather over 200 environmental and finance experts to discuss the investment mechanisms that will be required to support the restoration of the environment. More 

26 April 2018 – Resourcing Scotland’s Heritage National conference
Save the date! More information from Louise Downing email 

Park events – Edinburgh, Falkirk & Glasgow
To find out about events and activities in parks in Edinburgh, Falkirk, Glasgow and Scotland’s national nature reserves, check out the MyParkScotland website

training and events for Scottish community groups tackling climate change
If you are a Scottish community group interested in tackling climate change the free programme of training and events provided by Keep Scotland Beautiful could help support you in your work. More

TCV conservation training
Short and long training courses from TCV in locations across Scotland and the rest of the UK. More

Outdoor & Woodland Learning Scotland 

OWL Scotland is supported by Forestry Commission Scotland and evolved out of the Forest Education Initiative (FEI) which has run successfully for over 20 years. OWL Scotland supports outdoor and woodland learning for local OWL groups. More

Play Scotland is offering training sessions on play policy and strategy
Following Scotland’s first National Play Strategy and Action Plan, Play Scotland is offering work place based training sessions (full day and half-day) to explore what the play strategy and action plan means for organisations. Contact Debbie Willet at Play Scotland for more information, email

SNH Sharing Good Practice programme
The programme of events for 2017 is available here

Working with volunteers
Volunteer Scotland offer a wide range of volunteer training courses and FREE online sessions to suit every budget and need. Find out more here