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Greenspace - the story behind the pictures #2

Young Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year, Andrew Bulloch and his father Grant have been working with us to capture the spirit and essential essence of some of our treasured parks and greenspaces. This is part 2 of their photostory.

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Author: Ea ONeill

ParkPower Project

Understanding the green energy potential of parks and greenspaces across Scotland

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Author: Ian Goodman

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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Support parks

The Scottish Parks4Life Fund is an easy and simple way for everyone who uses and loves Scotland’s parks to make a donation, large or small, to support our treasured parks.

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Author: Ian Goodman

Bags of Help grants

Bags of Help funds local projects in Scotland, England and Wales that benefit their community. Grants of up to £2,000 are available. Working with Tesco and Groundwork UK, we deliver the Bags of Help in Scotland.

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Author: Ian Goodman

News

  • Daily Dose of Greenspace roundup - week eleven

    We are now at the end of week eleven of lockdown so why not take some time and browse through the Daily Dose of Greenspace images. Read more

  • It's World Environment Day #ForNature

    How will you raise your voice for nature on World Environment Day? World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June every year and is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. Read more

  • June greenspace scotland ebulletin out now

    Our June ebulletin has the latest updates on accessing parks and greenspaces and great project stories from across Scotland. Read more

Project of the Month

  • The Library of Creative Sustainability

    Our May project of the Month is a freely accessible online library that brings together case studies of collaborations between sustainability and creativity. We hope that this article will inspire you and give you hope while we continue to be in covid-19 lockdown! Read more

  • Project of the Month - Craigtoun Park

    Our March Project of the Month is Craigtoun Park near St Andrews in Fife. The Friends group has been operating the park under a management agreement and are now at the closing stages of entering into a 25-year lease agreement with Fife Council. Read more

  • Bannockburn House and Gardens

    Our Feb Project of the Month tells the story of an urban community buy out and how committed volunteers are bringing a heritage house and landscape back to life. Read more