Crofting Connections Phase 2 is funded by the Scottish Government, Heritage Lottery Fund and Highlands & Islands Enterprise. Office space in Inverness has been provided as an in-kind contribution by Scottish Natural Heritage, one of our funders from Crofting Connections Phase 1.
Help from schools is required for a survey for a place-based learning research project looking at different approaches in Scotland, Norway and Alabama.Read full article: Who do you think you are?
The Isles of Lewis and Harris were hosts last month to a Gathering of Rural Skills pupils from four Crofting Connections secondary schools, Kinlochbervie, Plockton (Highland), Whalsay (Shetland) and the Nicolson Institute (Western Isles).The pupils were accompanied by teachers and crofters who teach on their Rural Skills courses. The visit coincided with the Scottish Crofting Federation’s Annual Gathering in Stornoway, the theme of which was Common Grazings – Utilising Potential, in recognition of the Year of Natural Scotland 2013.Read full article: Sheiling - Àirigh 2013