Policy and Campaigns

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

We campaign on a number of issues, and recently have had recent success in long-running campaigns on 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

Education Resources

We have produced a number of educational resources

Advice Notes

We have produced advice notes on the planning system

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