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Our Director, Luke Comins, was delighted to receive a Finalists trophy in one of the world’s most prestigious environmental awards – the Thiess International River Prize.....
With autumn approaching, here's a reminder that the Borders Tree Planting Grant Scheme is open to applications.
Tweed Forum is helping to promote a Hedge Laying Training Day on Saturday 18th November 2017....
Awarded for outstanding achievements in river restoration and protection management, the Thiess International River Prize is presented each year.....
SNH have released another round of Peatland Action funding. Contact Alistair McDonald at Tweed Forum to discuss potential Peatland Restoration projects....
Do you know someone who has an outstanding commitment to improving the Tweed and its surroundings? If so, why not nominate them for the 2017 Tweed Forum River Champion Award.....
Supported by the Langhope Rig Windfarm Biodiversity Offset scheme, the Ale Wetlands Initiative is offering a farm walk on Tuesday 27th June to raise awareness.....
Jeremy Paxman loves the great outdoors and is passionate about rivers. In this series, he travels down four of Britain’s most beautiful and historic rivers: The Tweed, The Thames, The Mersey and The Severn.
We are delighted to announce that the winner of our first ever Tweed Forum River Champion Award is Frank Turnbull (85) from Coldstream.....
The Borders Tree Planting Grant Scheme is proving popular. Grants of up to £1,000......
Tweed Forum is helping to promote a Hedge Laying Training Day at Furlongs Farm, Ancrum.....
On 25th October Tweed Forum is organising a public consultation about tree planting at Ladhope, Galashiels and the potential to build mountain bike trails in that area......
Tweed Forum constructed 20 new ponds in 2007 and 2008 as part of a Scottish Natural Heritage programme to ensure that Great Crested newts had places to live in the central Scottish Borders. Last week......
Tweed Forum will be running a couple of events during the Borders Science Festival in May. Click here for more details...

Invasive Species Week

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This week is Invasive Species Week....
There is still time to plant trees this winter and given the number of old trees that have fallen to winter gales this year, there has never been a more important time to plant...
Tweed Forum and SRUC will be holding an Agri-Environment & Farm Woodland Workshop at Cowdenknowes Mains, Earlston on Monday 30th November 2015...
Tweed Forum has published 10 non-technical case studies on implementing natural flood management.....
Tweed Forum are helping promote a hedge laying training course on Saturday 14 November at Furlongs Farm, Ancrum, Jedburgh...
We are delighted to announce that Tweed Forum has won the inaugural UK River Prize....
The Borders Tree Planting Grant is now accepting applications.....
The Scottish Borders Land Use Strategy (LUS) pilot finishes in the Spring of 2015. Supporting documents and maps will be available online...
Tweed Forum has produced a video showing some of the work that we have recently done...

LUS Consultation

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The consultation on the Scottish Borders Land Use Strategy (LUS) pilot will be closing in 2 weeks time, on Monday 16th February...

Eddleston Meeting

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SAC Consulting and Tweed Forum are holding a meeting about Natural Flood Management at Eddleston Village Hall on Tuesday 3rd February...
There will be a series of evening events held across the Borders in January, to encourage discussion on finalising the draft Scottish Borders Land Use Framework...
The Scottish Borders Council have started a period of consultation on the Scottish Borders pilot regional Land Use Framework...
Come and discuss the land use strategy pilot at one of the local events in January 2015...
Dundee University are seeking views on Natural Flood Management (NFM) measures from people in the Borders...

Hedge Laying Course

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A hedge laying training day is being held at Furlongs Farm, near Jedburgh, on Saturday 15th November...

Ellemford Show 2014

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Tweed Forum will be attending the Lammermoor Pastoral Society's Ellemford Show on Saturday 27th September...
Tweed Forum will be attending the Border Union Show on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th July...
The Land Use Strategy (LUS) pilot in the Scottish Borders is at the end of the second phase in a three stage process...
We would welcome feedback on the Stakeholder Engagement programme and would ask those interested to complete the Interim Consultation Document...

Bowanhill Farm Visit

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Tweed Forum are speaking at a SAC Consulting meeting on 'Managing Flood Plain Fields for Multiple Benefits' at Bowanhill Farm, Teviothead on Tuesday 10th June...

Scot Sheep 2014

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Tweed Forum will be attending the Scotland's biennial national sheep event 'Scot Sheep', at Quixwood Farm, Grantshouse...

BUAS schools day

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Tweed Forum will be attending the Border Union Agricultural Society's School Countryside Day on Tuesday 20th May...
An intense period of public stakeholder engagement has taken place...

Peatland Action Fund

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Tweed Forum is assisting Scottish Natural Heritage in promoting the Peatland Action Fund...
Come and discuss land use opportunity maps. A public meeting will be held on the 25th February at Eddleston Village Hall...
Come and discuss land use opportunity maps. A public meeting will be held on the 24th February at Reston Village Hall...
Come and discuss land use opportunity maps. A public meeting will be held on the 18th February at Midlem Village Hall...
Come and discuss land use opportunity maps. A public meeting will be held on the 11th February at Stow Town Hall...
Come and discuss land use opportunity maps. A public meeting will be held on the 10th February at Whitsome Village Hall...
Come and discuss land use opportunity maps. A public meeting will be held on the 5th February at Kirkhope Hall, Ettrickbridge...
Come and discuss land use opportunity maps. A public meeting will be held on the 4th February at Yarrowford Hall...
Let us hear your views on the Land Use Strategy. Come along to our public meeting on the 29th January at Eddleston Village Hall...
Let us hear your views on the Land Use Strategy. Come along to our public meeting on the 27th January at Reston Village Hall...
Let us hear you views on the Land Use Strategy. Come along to our public meeting on the 21st January at Midlem Village Hall...
Let us hear your views on the Land Use Strategy. Come along to our public meeting on the 15th January at Stow Town Hall...
Let us hear your views on the Land Use Strategy. Come along to our public meeting on the 13th January at Whitsome Village Hall...
Let us hear your views on the Land Use Strategy. Come along to our public meetings on Weds 11th Dec at Yarrowford Hall and Thurs 12th Dec at Kirkhope Hall...
A free hedge laying training course is taking place on Saturday 9th November 2013 at Furlongs Farm, Ancrum, Jedburgh, in the Scottish Borders.....
Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Environment and Climate Change, recently visited the Eddleston Water Project, meeting key people from the project partnership and viewing current work to restore a stretch of the river that was straightened over 200 years ago.
Cheviot Futures has a number of exciting events coming up over the next few months.......
After some of the worst flooding of farmland in living memory, NFU Scotland and SEPA are hosting a series of joint meetings to help members understand what they can and can’t do to manage their drains, ditches, burns and rivers.
Five species of invasive non-native aquatic plants are to be banned from sale......
Tweed Forum are currently seeking a Senior Project Officer (Integrated Land and Water Management).....
The Fallago Fund Management Group are seeking 2 representatives from the Borders community.......
An important and innovative initiative has been concluded between Roxburghe Estates, EDF Energy Renewables and Tweed Forum, with the signing of the Fallago Environment Fund on Tuesday 18th December 2012.
Our new catchment model was a hit with show-goers at both the Peebles and the Glendale Agricultural Show this month...
The latest Forum newsletter is now available.....
The River Tweed Project will see the construction and improvement of 6 waste water treatment works throughout the Borders, improving the natural environment of this world famous salmon river.
The latest Forum newsletter is now available.....
The UNESCO HELP programme, of which Tweed Forum is a member, has published an excellent digest of the programme's aims and objectives etc.
This Guidance is intended to assist all water users to share inland water in Scotland in such a way that the interests of all are considered and respected.
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