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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British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) are offering 3 Marine Mammal Rescue courses this year

Each course is a day long, open to anyone and costs £90. It would be of particular interest to those Rangers whose area of work include coastal habits or those who have a passion for marine life and its conservation. 

The 3 dates offered are:

  • Broughty Ferry, Dundee on Sunday 10th April 2016
  • North Kessock, Inverness on Sunday 26th June
  • North Berwick on Sunday 21st August

Further details can be found here HERE.