The group includes LINK landowning organisations and is therefore both a deer management policy and operational forum, with links to both NatureScot and the private deer management sector.
National park plan should be an opportunity to secure and increase rural jobs, not threaten them
01 Jun 2022
The consultation on the Cairngorms national park plan has generated a huge response, with nearly 1,500 people – residents and visitors alike - making their views known. While 75% of respondents were supportive, fears have been raised over rural workers’ jobs.
Land and People in Scotland: the new Cairngorms National Park Plan
06 May 2022
Land and People in Scotland: the new Cairngorms National Park Plan showing the way in this Decade of Ecosystem Restoration Despite its status as the birthplace of John Muir – ‘the patron saint of national parks’ – Scotland arrived late on the scene. More than a century behind the USA, and half a century behind […]
LINK welcomes government response to Independent Deer Working Group report
24 Mar 2021
This statement has been prepared by LINK’s Deer Group. We welcome the Scottish Government response to the independent Deer Working Group report. We support all 99 recommendations set out in this document. We encourage the development of a new Deer Act in the next session of the Scottish Parliament to implement about half of recommendations, […]
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