Tree planted to celebrate Kilmacolm community woodland initiative
The tree planting ceremony marked the first step towards creating a local woodland to benefit both community and wildlife.
VIBES video released featuring Green Action Trust award
Watch the video to learn more about the work that led to our VIBES Hydro Nation Award.
Why the new NPF4 can deliver Scotland’s environmental ambitions
Our CEO Derek Robertson on the implications of Scotland's newly adopted National Planning Framework (NPF4).
Leven River Parks: Seven tenders open for applications
With funding now secured, the Trust is inviting consultants to tender for seven key pieces of work in Levenmouth.
Funding boost for nature-based solutions along the River Leven
Following the Nature Restoration Fund award, we are seeking a landscape or environmental partner for the project.
Award-Winning study highlights John Muir Way ‘greening’ potential
The John Muir Way Greening Study by RaeburnFarquharBowen was commissioned by Green Action Trust.
Zetland Park Rose Garden wins Green Flag Award
One of our 10,000 Raingardens exemplar projects has been awarded 'Best Climate Adaptation Project'.
Public’s views sought on two major Levenmouth projects
Levenmouth’s people and businesses are being invited to have their say on two major restoration and connectivity projects.
Minister visits Clyde Climate Forest site on COP27 Biodiversity Day
The woodland site is one of 8 projects to benefit from the funding boost secured by Green Action Trust.
Green Action Trust wins VIBES Hydro Nation Scotland Award
We are delighted to have received the 2022 VIBES Scottish Environment Business Award for 'Hydro Nation Scotland'.
Herbertshire Castle (The Gala) Park Pump Track – Final Design Presentation
The vision for the the Herbertshire Castle Park masterplan is to create ‘a more welcoming, accessible and attractive park for all visitors’. To help deliver this vision, funding has been secured to create a pump track in an area between ‘The Chilli Hut’ and the play park. Velosolutions, the...
Groundbreaking proposal for interlinked green spaces in Edinburgh
We're currently exploring an exciting opportunity to embed interlinked greenspaces into new developments.
Leven River Park Awarded £0.25m NLHF Funding
We are delighted to announce the development funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022
The Green Action Trust expresses its sadness at the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen was a remarkable monarch and widely recognised as an ambassador for the environment. Her love of trees created the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative, which we were privileged to play a part in,...
Zetland Park Raingarden Opens
A collaborative project by Green Action Trust, NatureScot, Falkirk Council and the Rose Garden Action Group in Grangemouth has restored Zetland Park’s Rose Garden, while delivering an exemplar of nature-based solutions to problems like flooding. Delivered with funding from the Scottish Government’s Nature Restoration Fund (NRF), which is managed...
Gala Park Pumptrack Consultation
Herbertshire Castle (The Gala) Park – Pump Track Design Consultation Herbertshire Castle Park in Dunipace is highly valued by local residents as an area of greenspace. A local community group called Community Green Initiative has a long-standing involvement in the care, maintenance, and enhancement of the park, and led...
Earth Overshoot Day 2022 is a timely reminder
Falling so early in the year, and even earlier in the UK, underlines the importance of our work.
Commonwealth Foresters’ Memorial opens in Pollok Park
The Trust is proud to have played a part in delivering this memorial in Glasgow, celebrating forestry's unsung heroes.
CSGN Growing Food Together Fund 2022 is open for applications
We are delighted to be managing this Scotland-wide community growing fund for another year.
Local MSP visits Lionthorn Bing greenspace project site
Falkirk MSP Michael Matheson has visited a major greenspace improvement project underway in Falkirk.
More funding for local nature restoration projects
Scottish Government has announced the funding, which comes from the second stream of the Nature Restoration Fund.
Revealing the story behind Scotland’s river woodlands
The Riverwoods initiative has created a new story map exploring the potential benefits of creating a network of thriving riverbank woodlands across Scotland.
NatureScot’s 4-year vision a launchpad for biodiversity and climate action
Last week NatureScot laid out its priorities to address the biodiversity and climate crises.
Planting Boost at Falkirk’s Lower Braes Woodlands
We've developed a planting initiative for Falkirk Council at six woodland sites in the Lower Braes area.
Wee Forests to make big impact on community in Glasgow Southside
We're delivering three Wee Forests in Glasgow with communities and partners; join us to plant them.
Land Reuse Month throws spotlight on redeveloping vacant sites
March 2022 sees the Scottish Land Commission hosting Land Reuse Month, which will focus on the ‘how to’ of tackling Scotland’s legacy of vacant and derelict land.
Greenspace improvements get the green light at Lionthorn Bing, Falkirk
We’re partnering with Falkirk Council to deliver nearly £0.75m of greenspace enhancements.
Green Action Trust appointed Scotland’s Towns Partnership Charity Partner
CEO Derek Robertson writes about the opportunities to make Scotland's towns healthier, greener and more sustainable.
Lochshore Woodland Creation
Feedback requested for proposed new woodland at the Lochshore Park. Green Action Trust is leading on work to create an area of new woodland at the north of the Lochshore site, where we hope to plant around 10ha of new native woodland. The woodland will be planted with mostly...
Scotland’s Town Toolkit: A One-Stop Resource for Transforming Your Town
We are delighted to see Scotland’s Town Toolkit – a free online resource – available to support all those who seek to turn aspirations for their towns into reality. Launched this summer, the Toolkit was developed by Scotland’s Towns Partnership with support from Scottish Government and over 200 contributing organisations,...
Proposed Environmental Enhancements at Nelson Park Armadale
West Lothian Council has asked Green Action Trust to draw up environmental proposals in advance of Nelson Park being designated as part of The Queen’s Green Canopy to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty in 2022. Park proposals include tree planting, surfacing the existing grass path and a...
Green Action Trust publishes discussion paper on building a legacy from COP26
The Green Action Trust is today publishing a new discussion paper highlighting the practical steps that can regenerate our environment, help meet climate targets and secure a legacy from COP26. The paper, Building a legacy from COP26: Net Zero, Holistic Climate Action and Nature-Based Solutions, draws on findings from...