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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A new grant scheme is being launched which will provide funding for community greenspaces.

The grant scheme, which is funded by the carrier bag levy, will provide up to £12,000 to create better and happier places where you live.  The grant scheme will be run by Groundwork and will open on October 19th and the first round will close on November 30th, 2015.  There will be two application rounds per year and you'll need to apply online.  More information will be available via the Tesco website after October 19th..