Transforming urban spaces into people places

Greenspace makes our lives and places better

What we do

Introducing ParkPower

Understanding the green energy potential of parks and greenspaces across Scotland

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Author: Ian Goodman

Connecting Nature Innovation Summit

23-25 March the Innovation Summit will explore how we shift to sustainable, greener cities that deliver for their citizens using nature-based solutions. It will share the learning from the community of cities involved in Connecting Nature.

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Author: Helen Stockham

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90%

of urban Scots say it’s important to have greenspace in their area

1593km2

is the area of urban greenspace in scotland – equivalent to area of 22 Loch Lomonds

1 in 4

Scots say the quality of their greenspace has declined in the last 5 years

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Find and enjoy greenspace

Explore and discover Scotland's wonderful parks and greenspaces using Scotland's greenspace map and MyParkScotland

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Silverburn Flax Mill

Crowdfunding appeal to support a major community-led initiative for wellbeing, enterprise and employment, benefiting the people of Levenmouth and beyond. The B-listed former Flax Mill building will be brought back to life, creating a sustainable and iconic centre piece for Silverburn Park.

Your community greenspace resource is live!

Got a question? New resource to find help and advice to make the most of your greenspace

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Author: Julie Procter

News

Project of the Month

  • Urban Nature Maps for Glasgow & Edinburgh - nearby nature in everyday lives

    The March Project of the month is the Edinburgh and Glasgow Urban Nature Maps created by Urban Good and Rob Bushby with support from a range of partners and funders including the Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation and Glasgow City Council. Read more

  • Thrive Edinburgh - Five ways to wellbeing in the outdoors

    Our project of the month for February is Thrive Edinburgh a strategy developed to support people with their mental health in Edinburgh. The Thrive Physical and Greenspace Collective offers activities to help people get active outdoors. Read more

  • Better Outside - The Bowling Green, Pollokshields

    The Project of the Month for December shows how Urban Roots and Pollokshields Trust are working together to ensure that local people can continue to access the services of voluntary groups by creating an indoor-outdoor meeting space in the Bowling Green greenspace in the heart of the community Read more