NatureScot have teamed up with Butterfly Conservation to bring together landowners, land managers and practitioners to share best practice in restoring and managing wildlife in amenity grasslands.

Event: Nature-positive amenity grassland management

Date: Friday 17 March 2023, 10:00-16:00

Location: University of St Andrews School of Medicine

This FREE in-person event is aimed at anyone who manages urban and peri-urban grassland in Scotland and is seeking to make changes to achieve more nature-positive outcomes.

This will include those who manage publicly accessible greenspace, as well people who manage grassland associated with transport and business use, social housing, golf courses, institutions such as hospital estates, and cemeteries.

Presentations in the morning followed by site visits to see and discuss first-hand how to create and manage species-rich grasslands.

More details and book your place here 

This event will provide attendees with practical examples of how amenity grasslands can be managed in a more nature-positive way, to encourage native wildflowers, butterflies and other pollinators. Speakers from NatureScot, Butterfly Conservation, St Andrews University, Fife Council, Scottish Wildlife Trust, SRUC, Scotia Seeds

Part of NatureScot's Nature Restoration Skills Week 13-17 March 2023