Scottish Natural Heritage



Community wind farm to bring 100,000 new trees to Western Isles

Around 100,000 new trees are to be planted throughout the Outer Hebrides by 2020 thanks to an initiative set up by a community wind farm charity.

Published 7 October 2019

Cardonald community receives funding for green space development

Southside Housing Association has received £537,215 in funding from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) for a green space development project in Cardonald.

Published 20 August 2019

Social housing and green infrastructure design fund launched

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is working in partnership with Scottish Natural Heritage, Architecture and Design Scotland and the Scottish Government to support more innovative, greener designs in the housing sector.

Published 14 February 2019

£8m funding to bring nature to Scotland’s most disadvantaged areas

The search is on for 10 projects that help nature bloom in the most disadvantaged areas of Scotland’s towns and cities as Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) unveils a further £8 million in funding for its Green Infrastructure Fund.

Published 27 September 2018

Cyrenians and Scottish Natural Heritage celebrate three years of Green Learning

Homelessness charity Cyrenians is celebrating three years of its community garden Green Learning Project run.

Published 8 August 2018

Scottish Natural Heritage to transfer land to South Uist community

A proposal from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) for a South Uist community group to establish a new Nature Reserve within an active crofting estate has been approved by the Scottish Government.

Published 21 May 2018

Icelandic delegation to hear about Inverness sustainable drainage systems

A delegation from Iceland is set to visit Inverness this week to view work being carried out on Sustainable Urban Drainage systems (SUDS) in the city.

Published 23 April 2018

Fund to reconnect disadvantaged communities with green spaces across towns and cities

Over £300,000 has been made available to groups looking to engage urban communities through nature, under a programme led by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

Published 11 January 2018

Scottish Natural Heritage announces social housing research

To celebrate yesterday’s World Habitat Day, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has commissioned research into the opportunities for green infrastructure within social housing projects as part of a wider drive to encourage greater access to green spaces.

Published 3 October 2017

Glasgow builders move to protect water vole habitat

In a first for a construction firm, a rescue mission was launched by Glasgow-based City Building and Scottish Natural Heritage to save endangered water voles living beneath a working site in Easterhouse, Glasgow.

Published 26 April 2017

Southside Housing Association leads the way to better green space

A community in Cardonald is celebrating an award of £901k from the Green Infrastructure Fund to transform the green space around their homes.

Published 27 March 2017

Communities invited to apply for up to £20m of green space funding

A multi-million pound fund to develop green spaces in some of Scotland’s most deprived areas has been announced by the Scottish Government.

Published 5 October 2016