- Category: Other Partners
The Ayrshire Green Network Partnership aims to enhance, protect and/or conserve green infrastructure features that make up the green networks in Ayrshire for the benefit of the economy, people and nature.
The City of Edinburgh Council was the first Council to sign its Concordat in December 2012. The Council supports the work of the Lothians & Fife Green Network Partnership (LFGNP) as part of its commitment to the CSGN principle of partnership working.
Clackmannanshire Council signed the concordant in October 2012 and is supporting the delivery of the CSGN vision for a healthier and greener environment. In the concordat the Council committed to developing a programme for the delivery of Green Network priorities in Clackmannanshire, taking into account:
East Ayrshire Council seeks to develop and enhance its partnership work to realise the CSGN and in particular sustainable economic development in East Ayrshire.
East Ayrshire Woodlands is a partnership initiative supporting communities and landowners to expand and enhance native and amenity woodlands in Ayrshire. The partnership promotes sustainable management practices that ensure these areas deliver a range of social, economic and environmental benefits.
East Lothian Council signed its CSGN Concordat in November 2013.
East Renfrewshire Council signed up to the CSGN Concordat on 5 March 2014.
The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust (ELGT) is an environmental charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for communities by re-connecting people with their local green spaces.
Falkirk Council signed its Concordat in 2013.
Fife Coast and Countryside Trust is a registered environmental charity that manages, conserves, and enhances the biodiversity and countryside of Fife.
Fife Council signed its concordat in November 2013.
The GCV Green Network Partnership aims to make the Glasgow metropolitan region one of Europe’s most attractive places to live, work and play through the creation of a large functional Green Network.
Glasgow City Council signed up to the CSGN Concordat on 25 November 2014.
Inverclyde Council signed up to the CSGN Concordat on 5 December 2013.
The John Muir Way Partnership Group was established in late 2016 to oversee the further development and ongoing management of the route. A number of working groups are also operating with the purpose of maintaining the route, planning and delivering upgrades or making further links to the route, supporting economic development, community engagement, communications and events. CSGNT is working to secure funding to support future activity. In January 2017, the route was granted Scotland’s Great Trails status by Scottish Natural Heritage.
The Lothians and Fife Green Network Partnership aims to promote the economic, social and ecological benefits of green networks across the Lothians and to develop best practice on the ground.
Midlothian Council signed up to the CSGN Concordat on 5 December 2013.
North Ayrshire Council is seeking to develop and implement the Green Network across North Ayrshire.
North Lanarkshire Council signed its Concordat in August 2013 and supports the work of the GCV Green Network Partnership as a regional expression of the CSGN principles of partnership working.
Renfrewshire Council supports the work of the GCV Green Network Partnership as a regional expression of the CSGN principles of partnership working.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is Scotland’s principal environmental regulator, protecting and improving Scotland’s environment. As a non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government, SEPA’s role is to make sure that the environment and human health are protected, to ensure that Scotland’s natural resources and services are used as sustainably as possible and contribute to sustainable economic growth.
The key staff involved in the management and delivery of the CSGN are:
SEPA is working in partnership with others to support delivery of the CSGN, including:
Scottish Forestry serves as the forestry directorate of the Scottish Government and is responsible to Scottish Ministers. Its mission is to protect and expand Scotland's forests and woodlands and increase their value to society and the environment. It is also responsible for managing the National Forest Estate in Scotland on behalf of Ministers.
The Scottish Green Infrastructure Forum is a cross sector association committed to serving the interests of Green Infrastructure development in Scotland. The Forum recognises that Scotland has particular environmental drivers with regard to the development of Green Infrastructure systems.
SNH's work is about caring for the natural heritage, enabling people to enjoy it, helping people to understand and appreciate it, and supporting those who manage it.
South Ayrshire Council is taking forward a number of actions to realise the Green Network.
South Lanarkshire Council became the 10th Council to sign a CSGN Concordat on 29 October 2013.
Stirling Council signed its CSGN Concordat in November 2013.
West Dunbartonshire Council signed its CSGN Concordat in April 2014.