Part of the Scottish Government’s Environment & Forestry Directorate, Forestry Commission Scotland manages, sustains and enhances Scotland’s 660,000ha national forest estate to deliver benefits to people, communities, biodiversity and the economy.
FCS is the biggest land manager in Scotland (caring for 6% of the land across the country) and its work includes ensuring the supply of high quality timber, nature conservation, habitat improvement, wildlife management (including reintroduction programmes) and maintaining a host of leisure, recreation and tourism resources both for local residents and for visitors.
To find out more visit www.forestry.gov.uk/website/fchomepages.nsf/hp/Scotland
Discover Explore has been built by The Workshop. It is part of Discovering Places which is principally funded by the National Lottery through the Olympic Lottery Distributor
Discovering Places is delivered in partnership between The Heritage Alliance and London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.
Original artwork by Tom Morgan-Jones & The Geography Collective.