7 Feb – Glasgow Food Growing Strategy Workshop 

The first of eight local workshops across Glasgow in partnership with Glasgow City Council. This one covering the Shettleston and Ballieston ward areas. We need your help to get an understanding of current food growing, generate interest in food growing and identify potential growing sites.

11 Feb - Webinar: Urban green space in community ownership: challenges and opportunities

There has been growing interest in bringing greenspace in towns and cities across Scotland into community ownership and management. Community Land Scotland have teamed up with Shared Assets to share learning on community urban space development from England.

12-13 Feb - People & Dogs in the Outdoors seminar 

Organised by the Outdoor Recreation Network and hosted by Forestry Commission England and the Kennel Club in Thetford Forest, England.

15 Feb – Community Woodland Association Central Scotland networking, Blackridge

Networking Day for community woodland groups from across the central belt. There will be morning presentations from Forestry Commission Scotland, the Central Scotland Green Network Trust and Volunteer Scotland whilst three community woodland groups will be telling their own stories.

19-20 Feb - Youth Tracks training course, Falkirk 

Paths for All’s free training course is designed to give youth workers and youth leaders the skills to empower young people to explore, map, and promote paths and greenspaces which they think other young people would like to visit. 

28 Feb – Glasgow Food Growing Strategy Workshop

The second of eight local workshops across Glasgow in partnership with Glasgow City Council. This one covering the City Centre, Anderston, Yorkhill and Hillhead ward areas. We need your help to get an understanding of current food growing, generate interest in food growing and identify potential growing sites. 

28 Feb - Natural Capital Investment Conference 2019, London 

From public parks to peatland, the need to attract investment for the restoration of natural features in the UK has never been greater. Learn how to be part of this key frontier in green finance for the UK at this conference organised by the Ecosystems Knowledge Network. 

5 Mar – Park Managers Forum, Edinburgh

If you are a Scottish local authority parks and/or greenspace manager or officer and haven’t received information about the forum meeting, please email 

5 Mar - Trellis Conference 2019, Perth

Networking opportunities with over 170 delegates expected this year - it’s so easy to find many likeminded professionals and new perspectives. Professional input from delegates, workshop presenters and keynote speakers. Showcases: Palliative Care Gardening and Gardening at HMP Dumfries.

7 Mar - The Blue-Green Path to Urban Flood Resilience, Newcastle

This event showcases progress with implementation of Blue-Green infrastructure in Newcastle and the wider north east, and celebrates the achievements of the Declaration signatories. Blue-Green infrastructure successes and ambitions will be presented and the Urban Flood Resilience team will disseminate their research outputs.

12 Mar - Natural Capital CPD Day, Glasgow

Join the Landscape Institute at the studio in Glasgow to look at the global picture of natural capital thinking. This CPD day is designed to give you new and different perspectives on natural capital, and explain in depth how you utilise them in your practice.

Free community path training

Paths for All's Active Environments team are offering community organisations the opportunity to receive free training on their doorstep and on a date that suits them by hosting a range of training courses at your choice of location. 

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. 

Forest School Training programme, Scotland 2019
Information about dates, costs and how to book for the current FSTC training courses