The KLSB Community Group was formed in 2018 after it was identified that there was a need for a local group in the area to help tackle issues including food insecurities, social welfare, support and general community wellbeing. We started as a small litter picking group where we gained support from local residents, groups and businesses. Since those early days we have now become a registered Scottish charity who operate a food pantry, a support hub and we are also in the process of bringing a large community garden to the area. We continue to work in the community by bringing colour to our public gardens as well as our micro gardens which can be found throughout our area.
"The advancement of citizenship or community development","The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage","Any other purpose that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to any of the preceding purposes"
The charitable purposes of the SCIO ("the Charitable Purposes") are: To encourage active citizenship by linking volunteers with community projects in need of support. To advance community development by engaging with individuals and groups in the community to identify their needs and increase social inclusion. The relief of those in need, in particular vulnerable persons suffering from mental or physical disability, illness or impairment or old age. The relief of unemployment by providing support and training to improve life skills and increase employability.
Tayside Re-Users is an environmental reuse and recycling Social Enterprise. Established in 1995 it diverts unwanted items from landfill for reuse and recycling, offers employment, volunteering and training opportunities to young people and others who struggle to secure work and provides low cost or no cost household items to people on fixed or low incomes.
Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity. We work on a local scale to benefit the community and the environment - we believe that everyone gains from being green.
We give advice and support to help you reduce your fuel bills, grow or cook with seasonal local food and reduce waste. We also hold fun events, run courses and workshops, and we work with community groups and schools. Our Advice Centre and Eco Shop is at 254a High Street (at the foot of Oswald's Wynd), Kirkcaldy.
RSPB Scotland is part of the RSPB , the country’s largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again. We also play a leading role in a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations.
Changeworks develop and deliver innovative projects and businesses that inspire and empower people to make a difference. Our activities: increase energy efficiency and the use of renewable sources, prevent waste from going to landfill, promote methods of transport with low environmental impact. We provide people with the information they need to make choices that lessen their impact on the environment, we help them to lead safer, healthier, more fulfilled lives.
We’re a centre promoting re-use and recycling of fabrics, hardware and furniture. We aim to further the work of the Salvation Army through supporting their shops. As a voluntary organisation we offer meaningful volunteering experiences listening to what our volunteers are looking for and meeting those needs.
The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and other wildlife, helping to create a better world for us all. The RSPB exists to conserve wild birds and the environment. We have more than one million members, over 13,000 volunteers, 1,300 staff, 200 nature reserves,9 regional offices, 4 country offices...and one vision - to work for a better environment rich in birds and wildlife.
The voice of the Voluntary Sector with a strong and diverse membership. Dedicated and experienced staff providing support, development advice, facilitating networks as well as sharing news and information. We also provide office space to rent, room hire, grant finder services, administration services and much more.
Through the adventure of Scouting, young people get to take risks in a safe environment, and have their first taste of responsibility. We give young people experiences they’ll never forget. The sort of adventure Scouting offers is the chance to experience something different and the opportunity to challenge yourself.
Under The Trees provided outdoor learning opportunities to all age groups, backgrounds and abilities. We work in areas of deprivation, providing our community with a wide range of skills and services to engage with each other and the outdoors.
As a social enterprise we have set ourselves a mission to bring people together and make our community resilient. In our shop we stock fresh produce, groceries, household products and toiletries that are local, ethical, environmentally friendly, organic, or fair trade to enable to help people live a healthier more sustainable life. In our cafe we serve healthy soups, toasties and coffee and provide a place for people to meet. We are proud to work together with a variety of other community projects and charities.
At Save the Children, we believe in changing children’s future, we operate in the UK and around the world to ensure children are safe and healthy. We support them to learn, grow and become who they want to be. Our shops help raise vital funds, and our volunteers are the leading force in making this possible.
Your donation of time, creativity and kindness can help us change the future for children all over the world!
SCCAN / Transition Scotland Hub is a network of community groups and organisations. Our Purpose is to support community-led action to address the climate and nature emergency and work for a just, thriving and resilient Scotland.
We do this by:
-Enabling communications across the network e.g. through newsletters, opportunities for members to be part of participatory media projects, events, social media etc.
-Developing and sharing ideas and building capacity in our movement by organising events, gatherings, and trainings related to climate action across the country.
-Being involved with British, European and worldwide climate action networks and sharing best of practice with our membership
-Inspiring communities by providing online tools for networking, sharing of best practice, and showcasing projects between community groups and beyond.
-Communicating and developing the discourse of community climate action wherever possible including in Scottish Government (through meetings, consultations etc), across social media, through partnering with a wide range of organisations etc.
-Building understanding of the role and potential of communities in climate action within civil society by partnering and collaborating with other Scottish community networks (e.g. through Scottish Community Alliance), public sector, and business.
Fountainbridge Canalside Community Trust (FCCT) supports and encourages communities to engage positively with the canal, to promote its heritage, environment and amenity, with a view to encouraging more local people to use the canal to their benefit. We have been operating since 2004 working with canal-side communities near the Union Canal.
The Food Life raises awareness of the value of real food, provides information and opportunities to connect with others across the food system and works to build infrastructure such as this website and food hubs, education and support to the rural economy based around Angus agriculture.
The Food Life supports creating more quality jobs in processing, production, distribution and marketing of Angus sustainably grown crops. We collaborate to "connect the dots” of the many exciting projects and substantial resources focused on local food in Angus.
Most food we eat in Angus originates outside our area, yet we have some of the nation's best farmland. Our small towns are losing quality jobs to the cities, yet it is rural Angus that can feed the people in our cities. Notably Dundee.
The Food Life is a non-profit Community Benefit Society created to strengthen the ties between Angus farming and food businesses and community economic vitality with an emphasis on rural and semi-rural Angus.
To make available to those persons on low incomes (less than 8K per annum) items of household furniture and white goods at low, easily affordable prices. To reduce landfill dumping by recycling those items of household furniture that would otherwise be put out for dumping by households to improve the standard of living for those persons on low income including - unemployed. lone parents, disadvantaged etc
Clean Up Aberdeen is part of Keep Scotland Beautiful's national mass-engagement campaign Clean Up Scotland. Clean Up Scotland aims to involve one million people in action against litter and mess. It is a national coalition of organisations and people from all places and back grounds who want Scotland to shine. The campaign is working to change long term behaviour by making dropping litter as socially unacceptable as drink driving is today.
Litter picking clean ups are a great way of bringing people together. Young and old alike can roll up their sleeves together to show that they care about their neighbourhood. Everyone can take part from individuals to schools, community groups and businesses.
The 21st Aberdeen (Cults) Scout Group is a registered charity (Scottish Charity Number SC018385).
The Scouts prepares young people with skills for life, supported by amazing leaders delivering an inspiring programme.
Aberdeen City Council Countryside Ranger Service is committed to working for a biodiverse, best value and socially inclusive future for all the City's countryside resources. It works in partnership to offer quality environmental education and recreational opportunities for all.
The SHRUB Co-op aims to reduce waste by providing a platform for people to engage with sustainability. It is student-led, but anybody can get involved. We run a Swapshop, where people can swap their ‘waste’ things for items swapped in by others, a Freeshop (for members of the co-operative), a beginners Bicycle repair and maintenance workshop, upcycling and upskilling workshops, Social Justice Movie Nights, and host a food-sharing group who tackle food waste.
The National Trust for Scotland is the conservation charity that protects and promotes Scotland's natural and cultural heritage. Volunteers play a vital role in this work, ensuring that our historic buildings and our natural environment are preserved for present and future generations to enjoy.
Health All Round is a registered charity promoting physical, emotional and social wellbeing in the local community through activities including community groups, exercise classes, counselling, walking groups, healthy eating advice and other forms of one-to-one and group support. We work to reduce health inequalities in the local area and aim to continually develop our services in consultation with the local community. We are committed to diversity and equality and welcome volunteers from all sections of society.
Harris Wardens role is to support an enjoyable visitor experience, protect the unique Harris environment, support our communities, and promote awareness of the SCOTTISH OUTDOOR ACCESS CODE and the HARRIS IS A SPECIAL PLACE CAMPAIGN
We are a community benefit society formed to engage in the development, installation, management, operation, generation, transmission and supply of energy from renewable and low carbon energy sources for the benefits of the local community and our members.
We are currently in the process of developing a 2MW solar panel install near the A90 Swallow Roundabout on the west side of Dundee near Invergowrie.
This project will generate renewable energy for the James Hutton Institute, helping them to meet their green energy goals.
It will be funded by a share offer, where people can invest in the project and receive a return on their investment.
In addition to this, we expect the solar meadow to generate a community benefit of at least £10,000 annually, with a projected total community benefit of £720,000 over the 20-25 year lifetime of the project.
This community benefit will be spent on local projects to promote sustainable energy and alleviate fuel poverty.
Operating from Seaton and Linksfield neighbourhoods, and surrounding areas, we are a volunteer, lived experience and local resident led community charity. We believe in a salutogenic approach to community wellness.
A ‘salutogenic’ approach is one that focuses on factors that support health and wellbeing, beyond a more traditional, ‘pathogenic’ focus on risk and problems.
This approach is widely used around the world – in health, education, workplaces, architectural design – and we believe it has enormous relevance in the transformation of the community.
In the middle of industrial Grangemouth, Jupiter is a fantastic example of how wasteland can be transformed into an urban green space that provides a rich habitat and haven for wildlife. The centre is open all year and there are lots of ideas for improving gardens for wildlife.
Whale and Dolphin Conservation works to protect cetaceans around the globe. The charities main aims and objectives are to end captivity, stop whaling, to create healthy seas and to prevent deaths in nets.
The Shorewatch citizen science project is a network of volunteers trained and supported by WDC to carry out regular 10-minute surveys from Shorewatch sites across Scotland. We know that Scotland is home to a number of whale and dolphin species, yet there are still so many unanswered questions about where they breed, feed and travel. We believe it is important to keep eyes on the sea so we can better understand these amazing creatures to better protect them. Understanding their movements will allow us to comprehend how our behaviours affect whales and dolphins. We can use the data we gather to influence policy makers and advise developers to ensure better protection for whales and dolphins. Shorewatch relies on our amazing community volunteers to collect this vital data.
Objectives of Shorewatch
• Bring marine conservation expertise to local communities through attending local events, informing campaigns and supporting volunteers.
• Engage local people in the process of protecting and conserving the marine environment and the wellbeing of local whales and dolphins.
• Inform conservationally minded marine planning by identifying specific seasons or locations of importance to suggest when development will have the least impact.
• Contribute to the designation of MPAs by providing data to government as they search for key areas of importance.
• Support monitoring of MPAs by collecting a long term data set which will show changes in the presence and absence of whales at key sites over time.
The Allotment Market Stall (TAMS) is a community project collecting and selling excess allotment produce.
-OUR MISSION IS:
To reduce waste, reduce food miles and make great produce available at affordable prices.
-OUR VISION IS:
We aim to connect people with where their food comes from and with each other and their communities.
-OUR VALUES ARE:
We value growing and eating local fruit and vegetables.
Stirling City Heritage Trust is an independent organisation that seeks to work in partnership in order to promote and encourage the protection and preservation of the architectural, cultural and landscape heritage of Stirling.
The Trust achieves this objective by carrying out and promoting research, providing advice, assistance and distribution of information, co-operating with other organisations and by awarding grants to repair, restore and preserve properties.
The Helix has transformed 350 hectares of greenspace into an outdoor recreational parkland found between Falkirk and Grangemouth. It includes a lagoon, wetlands, woodlands, trails, outdoor event space, an adventure play zone and splash fountains.
The Helix is home to The Kelpies. Standing 30 metres tall and are the world’s largest equine sculptures towering over the Forth & Clyde canal. Visitors can experience a tour inside The Kelpies and hear all about their origin and inspiration.
A Visitors Centre has recently opened giving visitors an insight into the history of these magnificent sculptures and it has a an exhibition areas, café and gift shop.
The Helix has involved volunteers and the community from its very conception and would like to continue to do so. Now with a new Volunteer Co-ordinator in place The Helix has recently re-launched its volunteer programme.
Sustrans is the leading sustainable transport charity. We aim to enable people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of their everyday journeys. We work with communities, schools, universities and workplaces across Scotland to encourage healthy and sustainable travel choices.
Sustrans Scotland also works with communities and councils throughout the country to create safer and more attractive environments for walking and cycling by building and improving infrastructure. We promote and coordinate over 2,000 miles of National Cycle Network in Scotland, working with our partners to maintain and expand the Network.
CCI engages people with support needs in projects which make a significant contribution to local communities. We build community gardens, work on nature reserves and public art works. Volunteers work alongside groups sharing skills.
Rural Connections is new to 2021. It brings the learning from Cycling UK’s existing projects to deliver activities and opportunities for everyone in our less urbanised locations in Scotland, enabling them to walk, wheel and cycle, for everyday journeys, leisure, and adventure.
Provide access to a range of cycles for people to try on short or long-term loan, supporting individuals to find a cycle and support that works for them and signposting them to partners that can provide funding for purchases
Lil is a social enterprise that stands for Lower Impact Living, providing zero fuss, zero waste to all of East Lothian and beyond. We provide advice, information and products to make it easy to be eco, also running campaigns and community projects
RSPB Scotland is part of the RSPB, which is the UK’s largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again. We also play a leading role in a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations.
Every day, The Conservation Volunteers (or TCV as we’re known) works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone. We do this by connecting people and green spaces to deliver lasting outcomes for both.
We recognise that each community and the people living there have different needs. Whether improving wellbeing, conserving a well-loved outdoor space or bringing people together to promote social cohesion, combat loneliness or enhance employment prospects, TCV works together with communities to deliver practical solutions to the real-life challenges they face.
For over sixty years we have adapted our work with volunteers to reflect the changing needs of communities in the UK and, by giving people a sense of purpose and belonging, we have empowered them to take control of their lives and outdoor spaces for the benefit of all.
Whilst our activities vary, our inclusive approach has remained consistent; bringing people and places together to create happy, healthy and connected communities for everyone.
Scottish Communities Climate Action Network (SCCAN)’s purpose is to inspire and promote, connect and support community-led action in Scotland to address the Climate Emergency. Please see our website: https://www.scottishcommunitiescan.org.uk
Aberdeen Multicultural Centre is a user led charity, dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of the diverse communities in Aberdeen. AMC encourages co-operation and integration amongst diverse community groups as well as building harmony and exchanging cultural and language diversity within the communities. The organization’s vibrant aims are to support communities and the society from social, economic, welfare and environmental perspectives. AMC would like to see greater social integration, remove social isolation organising different cultural activities and improve economic life through community development projects.
We are a group of local volunteers united by our love of the canal for the benefit of our local community and the environment. We have a small staff team, a group of dedicated volunteers, and are supported by a volunteer Board of local people too.
The canal-side provides a wealth of opportunities for visitors, families and the local community. Whether you are interested in boating, walking, cycling, foraging, volunteering, culture, or arts and heritage, there is a way to get involved in fun and meaningful activities on offer by the canal.
What we do:
Volunteering opportunities – We aim to get people engaged with the life of the canal, from locals to visitors. We engage volunteers through who have the opportunity to learn new skills, increase teamwork skills, do meaningful, environmentally friendly work outdoors, as well as through our developing Repair Shop community workshop (news updates on that soon!). Lock-keepers meet boaters from across the world, and everyone can meet new people from their own community and learn about the history and heritage of the canal.
Events and activities – We run events to celebrate the canal as a resource and provide entertainment and activities locally, and we are always looking out for new ideas and connections.
Day boat hire – We are the proud caretakers of the ‘Jaggy Thistle’, a cosy 32 foot self-drive canal boat that carries up to 8 passengers, suitable for all ages and comes completely equipped with facilities to cook food and prepare drinks, and an on board toilet. Her hire season runs from March to October.
Lock-keeping – We provide lock-keeping services along the canal and you will see our volunteers operating the locks and cycling along the tow paths. Wave or say hello, they will be happy to see you and talk to you about their work. If you are interested in volunteering, we would be delighted to hear from you.
Bonnymuir Green Community Trust is a thriving community owned green space.
We have a productive, managed community garden, a social hub and cafe, which is led, developed and sustained by local volunteers.
We encourage all members of the public to meet and share in a space that is accessible, providing the community with a mix of educational and social activities, encouraging fun, good health, wellbeing and sustainable living.
Friends of Dundee Law is a new group and is part of the Dundee Law Heritage Project. This is a two year Heritage Lottery/Dundee City Council funded project aiming to physically improve the infrastructure of Dundee Law as well as increase community involvement at the site.
The Friends Group is currently supported by Dundee City Council, but may become an independent voice for users and volunteers of the Law.
There is a part-time Community Participation Officer employed until 2018 to help develop community use and involvement in the Law.
Volunteers can become involved in
1) the Friends of the Law meetings or
2) practical projects carrying out research into the fascinating history of the Law or
3) practical projects helping to look after the Law’s landscape and biodiversity
4) carrying out biodiversity surveys finding out what wildlife lives on the Law.
There are regular practical conservation sessions where tools and training are provided.
GFAA is a community of allotment holders. You will find us at the junction of Garthdee Road and Pitfodells Station Road. We have over 100 plots on the site, in 3 sizes – full, half and micro. Plotters are members of our association and together we seek to:
-To encourage the use of green and sustainable gardening methods;
-To share good practice and gardening expertise;
-To spread the benefits of plot working and green gardening into the wider community.
RSPB Scotland is part of the RSPB, the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again. We play a leading role in BirdLife International, a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations.
The Trust owns, maintains and operates The Swan, LK243, a traditional fishing boat which they have restored and operate as a sail training and charter vessel. The Trusts aims are to:
>Encourage and facilitate interested parties and particularly young people to sail on the Swan.
>Teach and keep alive the techniques of sailing and working a traditional sail Fifie.
>Maintain the Swan as a viable charitable enterprise and make her available for viewing by the general public and visitors to Shetland.
The goal of this project is not just one, but many. I want to create a green space for all, not just adults or kids or certain people with specialised skills, but a place where all can share. Somewhere to come and relax or come and take part. A place that allows people to give as much or as little as they can manage. An environment that allows people to see and appreciate life, through plants such as fruits and vegetables as well as wildlife. The hope is this will contribute to the north east local community plan 2017 – 2022 as well as the Dundee city council biodiversity plan.
Stable Life is a registered charity working with vulnerable young people between 10 and 18 years of age in the Scottish Borders who are experiencing personal challenges. We offer a safe, nurturing and learning experience using the horse and its surroundings to help young people reach their full potential and become healthier and happier.
Shieldhill Butterfly Project has recently been established by a group of enthusiastic local people to redevelop an area of unused land to the rear of Shieldhill Church, Main Street, Shieldhill as an amenity garden to be used by local people of all ages for leisure and recreation.
We are a charitable Social Enterprise whose main purpose is to provide personal and vocational development to people in the community who are disadvantaged due to age, illness or a mental or Physical disability.
We achieve this by providing a blended learning environment, a mix of e-learning and hands on training, delivered in a real working catering business.
We generate income through our catering business, however we also rely on grants and funding to cover our costs.
MCHG is an NHS Lothian initiative with a mission to make opportunities for good food and healthy lifestyles available to local communities.
•Gardening: growing and eating local food while building community and developing skills.
•Walks, workshops, events which encourage healthy eating and promote social inclusion.
•Advice and support for improving lifestyle through good food and good health.
To enhance the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of Rosewell through the creation of opportunities for the local community. This includes to provide or assist in providing recreational facilities and/or organising recreational activities which will be available to members of the community and public at large with the object of improving the conditions of life for the community.
The Ramblers is a charity whose goal is to protect the ability of people to enjoy the sense of freedom and benefits that come from being outdoors on foot.
We’re an association of people and groups who come together to both enjoy walking and other outdoor pursuits and also to ensure that we protect and expand the infrastructure and places people go walking.
The aims of the Trust are to promote and support initiatives designed to conserve, enhance and develop our fisheries for the enjoyment of current and future generations, and to preserve a valuable part of our natural heritage.
Ninewells Community Garden aims to promote physical activity and good health through community gardening; in an environment where horticulture supports wellbeing, therapy and rehabilitation. The garden is open for visitors every day and we work with a wide range of volunteers and partner organisations to offer sessions throughout the week for gardeners of all abilities.
CLEAR (Community-Led Environmental Action for Regeneration) addresses the poverty of people and places through two main aims; improving the local environment; and building civic pride and community engagement in the disadvantaged, neglected towns of Buckhaven and Methil. CLEAR runs a significant environmental improvement programme to uplift the public space in Buckhaven and Methil. This includes major community planting, growing and enhancement programme, including community orchard clusters, woodlands, and developing two large and several smaller community gardens. Important site-based projects have regenerated prominent greenspaces. Involving local volunteers and groups in this community effort is central to the People and Place approach. Regular cleanups are organised plus recycling - pallet & paint, bike repair and cycling workshop, healthy living initiative plus Community Fridge. Volunteers learn new skills and benefit from meals provided
The project aims to provide work for trainees for up to 1 year. The trainees will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in a workplace environment. The project will help to prepare persons with a substance misuse, or any barrier, for a return to sustainable employment. Shetland Community Bike Project will provide a workshop which trainees will restore and fix bicycles.
CFINE improves health and well-being and the environment, tackles poverty and builds resilience through a range of support and services for and with disadvantaged, vulnerable, low-income individuals, families and communities in NE Scotland.
The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and other wildlife, helping to create a better world for us all. The RSPB exists to conserve wild birds and the environment. We have more than one million members, over 13,000 volunteers, 1,300 staff, 200 nature reserves, 9 regional offices, 4 country offices... and one vision - to work for a better environment rich in birds and wildlife.
Cultivate Aberdeen is a community initiative and registered charity (SC048720) that provides food growing and sustainable practice education and facilities to local areas across Aberdeen with a vision to create kind, confident, and connected communities through the power of food growing.
Plantlife Scotland co-ordinate the National Plant Monitoring Scheme (NPMS) in Scotland, and are looking for volunteers in Orkney. The NPMS is a new UK-wide plant monitoring scheme designed to build up data on habitat health. It is organised and funded by a partnership of the BSBI, Plantlife, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, and the JNCC. Anyone interested in nature who can identify plants, or who is keen to learn, can take part. Volunteers adopt a kilometre square and survey small plots within this kilometre. Plantlife occasionally has opportunities for Flora Guardian volunteers but there are none currently in Orkney.
The Berwickshire Marine Reserve (BMR) is the first and only voluntary marine reserve which was established by the local community in 1984. The BMR covers a marine area of 10.3km2 and stretched from Eyemouth to St Abbs Head. The aim of the BMR is to protect the habitats and species found here and to ensure that all users of the reserve are responsible in their activities. Our work involves educating the public to increase interest in the marine environment and promoting responsible use. The BMR is also involved in a number of conservation research projects to help monitor marine species/habitats and thus feed into decision making and management of BMR users (for example, fisherman).
Clackmannan Development Trust was set up in 2013 by local residents. Its aim is to make Clackmannan and better place to live, work and visit, restore the civic pride in the people and the historic importance of this Clackmannanshire town. The Trust promotes community participation through utilising local services and facilities, creating social links, developing wider social networks, delivering activities and groups and facilitating local forums. The Trust delivers on a number of streams of work, led by residents including Active Travel and Cycling, Heritage, Community Garden and a Caring and Connected forum that brings together key partners from the school, health centre, police, community council and third sector.
R:evolve Recycle is the latest project to be brought to you by LEAP, which has been enhancing the lives of older people in South Lanarkshire since 1992.
Servicing Cambuslang, Rutherglen and Hamilton, this innovative intergenerational project aims to cut C02e and waste by offering a range of services and activities which prolong the life of clothes and textiles We offer creative and exciting volunteering opportunities by sharing the skills and life experience of older people within the community, whilst bringing back a ‘make do and mend’ culture.
Sustrans works closely with communities, the Scottish Government, local authorities and other partners to ensure that the people of Scotland have access to a network of safe walking and cycling routes; making Scotland a healthy, happy place to live, work and play, and a sustainable and beautiful tourist destination.