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Crop of the page of Instructions for hire and use of Baa-bara the smelly sheep - 2015

Instructions on hire and use of Baa-bara the smelly sheep - 2015

This sheet gives information on how to hire and use Baa-bara the smelly sheep, a resource for outdoor events and a great way to start up conversations with dog walkers!

Front cover crop of the paper 'Risk of the spread of disease in livestock from dog faeces - briefing note for local access authorities'

Risk of the spread of disease in livestock from dog faeces - briefing note for local access authorities

This briefing note aimed at local and national park authorities provides information and advice about the risk of the transmission of diseases in livestock from contaminated dog faeces. It includes information on Neosporosis which can cause abortions in cattle and Sarcocystosis which can cause neurological disease and death in sheep. It includes advice on managing local issues and methods and messages for communicating with dog walkers.

Countryside Calendar - February

Countryside Calendar - February

Get an idea of what the farmers in Scotland are doing during February and use this to help you plan your visit to the outdoors.

Equestrian Access Fact Sheets

Equestrian Access Fact Sheets

This set of fact sheets has been produced by the British Horse Society in association with Scottish Natural Heritage and the Paths for All Partnership. They complement the summary Information Sheet contained in the Lowland Path Construction Guide and provide details on principles, path construction, surfacing, gates, bridges, water crossings and road crossings when providing for equestrian use.

Countryside calendar - May

Countryside Calendar - May

The Countryside calendar for May gives a brief insight into what work farmers are doing at this busy time of year. Topics include livestock, crops and conservation. It's useful info for anyone out and about in the outdoors to be aware of, it's good to be prepared for seasonal changes that might affect your route. It's also a useful resource for teachers, schools and group leaders.

National Access Forum - Agenda - 28 January 2015

Meeting Agenda - 28 January 2015

First page of Countryside calendar for July including photo of nest of eggs on the ground

Countryside Calendar - July

In July watch out where you're walking in the countryside. It's also the start of the stag stalking season, find out more in the July Countryside Calendar.

National Access Forum - draft Minutes - 28 January 2015

Draft Meeting Minutes - 28 January 2015

Paper: SRDP Improving Public Access - 28 January 2015

Paper on SRDP Improving Public Access - 28 January 2015

Paper: Public Consultation on proposed Land Reform Bill - 28 January 2015

Paper on Public Consultation on proposed Land Reform Bill - 28 January 2015

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