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Industry Event

Trees, Planning and Development in Scotland

  • CPD Value: This event is awarded 6 CPD Hours
Dates Location Cost (ex VAT)
Fri 19 May 2023 University of Stirling Pathfoot Building Stirling FK9 4LA £55 per delegate Book now

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How can the planning system, policy and practice help protect and expand our trees and woodlands which make up our Urban Forests?

Our Professional Development Partner, Tree & Design Action Group, would like to invite you to this one day seminar on Friday 19th May 2023.

What we need to discuss:
We need to protect and expand the trees and woodlands which collectively make up our Urban Forests for the multiple social, economic and environmental benefits that they can deliver. However, ambition as represented by government policies (NPPF4) and recent legislation (Planning Scotland Act 2019) along with the need for healthy place making and climate resilience, does not often or, indeed, very rarely coincides with successful delivery on the ground.

Key questions:

  • How can we close the gap between ambition and successful delivery on the ground?
  • Who are the key players?
  • What are the barriers and how can they be overcome?

Our aims for this seminar:
We aim to identify and discuss the key steps required to make a positive shift in the planning and development process aligned with emerging policy and best practice. The seminar seeks to inform and empower those working in planning and development control and those involved with delivery on site. This seminar is aimed at everyone who has the potential to impact trees and woodlands during the planning, design and development stages.

More information on this event can be found here.

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