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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The European Commission has launched a public consultation as part of its 'Fitness Check' of EU nature legislation (i.e. the Birds and Habitats Directives).  The consultation will run until 24th July 2015.

The consultation can be accessed online via: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/consultations/nature_fitness_check_en.htm

Any individual or organisation may participate in the public consultation.