Scottish Wild Land Group
The Scottish Wild Land Group (SWLG) is a wild land charity which is run wholly by volunteers. SWLG was established in 1982 to protect and conserve wild land in Scotland, and has campaigned on a wide range of issues.
We regularly produce our magazine, Wild Land News, which is free to members. Please join us today and help to give Scotland's wild places a voice.
You can follow the Group on Facebook and Twitter to receive regular updates, or go to our Articles and Consultations page to see recent articles from Wild Land News and SWLG responses to consultations on issues affecting Scotland's wild land. Copies of our accounts are available here.
Hill Tracks - Important Updates.
The Cairngorms National Park has taken out an enforcement Order on a Glen Clova track.
The landowner has been ordered to remove and restore the upper section of the unauthorised unsightly vehicular track. Full details can be found on the Ramblers Scotland website here.
The Hilltracks Campaign is delighted to learn that hill tracks have been given priority in the forthcoming review of Permitted Development Rights.
Early elements of the program will include any changes in relation to hill tracks (private ways). See here for more details.
Reminder for your Diaries!
Saturday 7th December
The last two AGMs were held in the very pleasant and centrally located Birnam Centre, near Dunkeld. We appreciate that very many of our members live in Edinburgh and in a bid to encourage them along to the AGM we have decided to hold this year’s meeting in the city.
We put a notification of the 2019 AGM in our previous edition of Wild Land News, so this is merely a reminder. The Quakers’ Meeting House has been booked for Saturday 7th December. The AGM will start at 2pm in the Meeting Room, followed by light refreshments and socialising in the Library. At 3pm the photographer and Scottish Mountain enthusiast Norman McNab will show an awe inspiring selection of images from his northern Scotland collection. His presentation shows the real ‘Wild Land’ that we need to protect. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and share your own opinions. The venue is on Victoria Terrace in the Old Town, close to the High Street, Edinburgh EH1 2JL. There is a vast choice of lunch venues close to hand.
Should any member be considering participating in the work of the Steering Group, please get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss what is involved and how you could support our work; we would like more members to become involved in various ways.
More details on the AGM will be posted on the AGMs page here.
Read previous SWLG news articles here.