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Managing the land

Farmland in Strathmore. İLorne Gill For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177

Farming and crofting

Centuries of farming and crofting have shaped Scotland's landscapes, habitats and wildlife.

Ash sapling growing in a tree tube at Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve. Strathclyde and Ayrshire Area. İLorne Gill/SNH For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.sn

Forestry and woodlands

Scotland's woods and forests are on the increase, contributing to our ecosystems, and strengthening our economy.

View west over Loch Achtriochtan in Glencoe from the slopes of Sron Garbh, West Highland Area._İLorne Gill/SNH_For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

Upland and moorland

Scotland's distinctive uplands and moorlands offer a rich variety of land uses and provide habitats for a wide range of species.

Potato furrows and white clouds, Taymount, Stanley, Tayside and Clackmannanshire Area._İLorne Gill_For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Libary on tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

Soils

Healthy, well managed soils provide the foundation for our ecosystems and are vital for sustainable economic growth.

Sgurr Ban and Liathach from Bodaich Dhubh (Black Caris). İJohn MacPherson/SNH For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

Rocks and landforms

Managing our precious natural assets and safeguarding them for the future is an important part of conserving our natural heritage.

Deeside-D2420.jpg (Farmland, birch woodland) (Gateway)  - Farmland, birch woodland and conifer plantations, Upper Deeside, Grampian Area. İLorne Gill/SNH For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

Habitat networks and spatial ecology

Looking at how land interacts between its components over space and time


Related Links

Land Use Strategy for Scotland

Land Use Strategy for Scotland

Scotland's first Land Use Strategy is a key commitment of Section 57 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009



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