APRS Resources

  • Future National Parks: Possible Governance Models

    A summary of some different governance models for any new National Parks in Scotland with international case studies from France, England, Wales. The paper reviews the types of governance and staffing that may be applicable for different sizes of national park.

  • The Socio-economic Benefits of New National Park Designations in Scotland

    This paper discusses the positive socio-economic impacts that new National Park designations could have on specific rural areas in Scotland. It refers to research in the rest of the UK, in Norway, Poland, New Zealand and North America, where a variety of studies have taken place regarding the socio-economic impacts of National Parks on their local areas.

  • Deposit Return: the benefits for Councils

    A deposit return system for cans and bottles would bring substantial benefits for Scotland’s local authorities, as it has for local governments around the world

  • Planning Case Studies 2009-2014

    These Case Studies provide examples of cases where we have provided advice and guidance.to help local communities engage with landscape change in their areas.. They provide an insight into the type of work we do.

  • Tarland Village Design Statement 2002

    In 2002 we managed the funding and production of the Village Design Statement for Tarland in Aberdeenshire. The Statement describes the village and its environs and highlights some of the individual and collective characteristics that make it distinctive.

  • Wind Energy Development Policy

    And you may also be interested in this report which is not an APRS document but some people find useful.

  • The Future of Green Belts in Scotland (2005)

    This report was written by the Scottish Green Belts Alliance in 2005. It looks at the purposes of Green Belts and assesses how successful they have been, it assesses the challenges and risks to Green Belts and looks at different models of Green Belts and what the future could hold.

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