The Scottish Countryside Rangers Association (SCRA) is the professional membership association for Countryside Rangers and associated countryside professionals in Scotland

Formed in 1974, SCRA has an enviable reputation for supporting the development and enhancement of the Ranger profession in Scotland; organising networking events, training events and conferences, supporting the development of a national logo and brand for Scotland's Ranger Services and working with Government and Government agencies to promote the profession.

Rangers promote the enjoyment, understanding and care of Scotland's outdoors through;

  • The first hand provision of information, advice and activities
  • Interpretation
  • The management of sites and facilities
  • Seeking to secure responsible behaviour

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2015 is SCRA Year of PROFILE to assist with your own Service profile within SCRA in spreading the Ranger Profile to the widest audiences "We know we are good, but we need to be proactive in telling others"

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SCRA - Selfe Competition will be running throughout the year, with prizes for the best photo each quarter


The Selfie needs to include a Ranger (you) or a group of Rangers with their Ranger BADGEin the Picture. Only one picture please each quarter, by the 4th April, 4th July, 31st December Junior Rangers are eligible to enter

You will need to then post it on the” Scottish Countryside Rangers Association” Facebook Page - Please remember to include your Name and Ranger Service.