ESCom 4th Annual Conference 2017 – 24 April 2017

Location: Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

This spring, ESCom’s fourth annual conference will focus on shared and cultural values of ecosystem services. The title will be: ‘Understanding and assessing shared and cultural values of ecosystem services’

In its fourth year, ESCom Scotland is a community of practice comprised of individuals and groups involved in the science, policy and practice behind sustainable ecosystem management.

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Seeding Success: Learning from Stalled Spaces Scotland - 10 May 2017

Location: Paisley Town Hall. Abbey Close, Paisley, PA1 1JF

Join Stalled Spaces Scotland for a free one-day learning event to explore how communities have used vacant spaces to transform their places. Learn how these projects support town centre regeneration and find out more about the future policy direction. Hear from local authorities, Scottish Government, community groups and others on the impact of the Stalled Spaces Scotland project and how it supports community empowerment.

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Joint EFI ATLANTIC & IEFC annual meeting: The Role of Alternative Tree Species in the Forests of Atlantic Europe - 10 May 2017

Location: Edinburgh

The joint EFI ATLANTIC & IEFC annual meeting science seminar will take place on Wednesday 10 May 2017 at the Edinburgh Capital Hotel

The seminar will focus on the impacts of pests and diseases, windthrow and climate change on the forests of Atlantic Europe, and the efforts to build more resilient forests through the use of a wider range of tree species and appropriate silvicultural management. EFI Atlantic and EIFC members have done a significant amount of work to address species choice and forest management. This year’s annual meeting will consider the results of this work and implications for forestry policy and practice.

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National Active Travel Conference – 14 June 2017

Location: Glasgow, 67 Hope Street, G2 5AE

The Walking, Cycling, Connecting Communities Team is pleased to launch the 9th National Active Travel Conference. The conference will take place on Wednesday 14th June 2017 at The Studio Glasgow, 67 Hope Street, G2 5AE.

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