Policy and Campaigns

We campaign to protect and enhance Scotland’s countryside and rural landscapes.

We have had recent success in each of our three long-running campaigns on deposit return, a new National Park for Scotland and in greater protection for green belts.


Briefings for Parliament, MSPs, Government and other decision-makers

Press Releases

Media releases by APRS and in collaboration with others

Open Letters

Sometimes we write open letters as part of our campaigning


We respond to Government and other consultations within our remit


We often write subject reports summarising the research in an area

Case Studies

These are reports of formative planning work or campaigns

Planning Casework

We respond to key planning cases of national significance

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