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 Grampian outdoor education programme for 2017 is now available for download.  There are some fantastic training events to be hosted, many of which are linked to the SCRA CPD Programme.  The subject matter is wide ranging and includes outdoor education skills, traditional land based skills, habitat management, ecology and wildlife monitoring.  You can find the pdf here:  2017 Grampian Training Programme