Challenging Upland Futures

‘Challenging Upland Futures’ will be a public forum with the aim, agreed by a range of diverse stakeholders, to integrate knowledge and understanding on the uplands of Scotland, and to agree priority actions to help ensure that our uplands deliver the widest possible range of benefits.

Please note this is an in-person event only and not accessible online.

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Perth Concert Hall
Mill Street

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£60 Full registration fee, £30 Concession fee - see website for full details

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Centre for Mountain Studies event

The event will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Centre for Mountain Studies at Perth College UHI, which has convened many previous events.  It comes at a time when finding constructive ways forward in Scotland’s uplands is more urgent than ever, in a range of overlapping contexts.  These include:

  • the global climate emergency and Scotland’s Land Use Strategy
  • debates about grouse and deer management, especially in the light of recent developments in the management of grouse moors and deer
  • land reform, community engagement, and sustainability
  • biodiversity, (re)wilding, and re/afforestation
  • ideas for an uplands vision that emerged from a consultation process led by NatureScot
  • the COVID-19 pandemic and its diverse impacts


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