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HES consultation

In February ’19 SGLH were invited to a workshop facilitated by the Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) to prepare a response to draft HES policy document Principles and Practice for Designation. Specifically focussing on Annex 4: The Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes.

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Conservation news

For better or worse, the early months of the New Year have seen the culmination of several long-running conservation cases for Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage. These include the outcomes of appeals for a large-scale tourism, leisure and housing development at Loudoun Castle, and the quarry extensions at New Lanark, plus the long-awaited opening of […]

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Seeds of Blood and Beauty:Scottish Plant Hunters

At our joint ‘Spring Lecture’ on 15 March 2018, with Friends of The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Author and journalist, Ann Lindsay, set out to explain ‘how a handful of Scots have hunted out and introduced into the West, more plants from around the world than all the other European Nations combined’. They were explorers as […]

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