Pentland Hills

CEP presented at European ecosystem services research dissemination event

CEP's Dr Peter Phillips presented results of Pentland Hills collaborative land use planning research at EU FP7 OPERAs project Scottish dissemination event

CEP's Dr Peter Phillips was invited to present at the Scottish final dissemination event for the EU FP7 funded OPERAs project which has developed ecosystem science for policy and practice. The event was held at the University of Edinburgh on 14th November. Peter presented the results of a CEP-led collaborative land use planning project undertaken with stakeholders in the Pentland Hills Regional Park during 2016 and 2017. This project was undertaken in collaboration with an OPERAs case study in the Pentland Hills that addressed the socio-cultural value of ecosystem services in upland regions.

CEP delivering keynote at ESCom conference 2017

CEP's Dr Peter Phillips will deliver a keynote address on participatory land use planning at the ESCom 2017 conference 

CEP's Dr Peter Phillips will be delivering a keynote presentation at the ESCom 2017 conference on 'Participatory land use planning in the Pentland Hills: using ecosystem service values to inform decision-making'. The keynote on Monday 24th April 2017 will be based on CEP's current work in the Pentland Hills Regional Park which is supporting an established stakeholder group to apply the ecosystem approach to collaborative land use and management. The keynote presentation will be co-delivered with Neville Makan from Scottish Natural Heritage and Katja Schmidt from the University of Potsdam.

For further information contact Dr Peter Phillips (Senior Consultant)