Looking at rural landscape
Published at 21:35, Wednesday, 23 November 2011
A CONFERENCE examining the future of rural landscape management and tourism is at the University of Glasgow’s Dumfries campus today.
The Changes to Land Use: Policy and Practice conference, organised by the University of Glasgow, the Southern Uplands Partnership and South of Scotland Business Solutions, features presentations on land use issues by high-profile figures from a wide range of disciplines.
Speakers include Sally Thomas, head of the Scottish government’s land use and natural environment team; Professor Roger Crofts of the Royal Society of Edinburgh; Nigel Wallace, co-ordinator of the proposed Galloway and Southern Ayrshire biosphere partnership; Caroline Warburton of Wild Scotland; David Henderson-Howat, head of policy at Forestry Commission Scotland; and Jonnie Hall of the National Farmers Union Scotland.
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