Our beautiful wood in early summer
Purpose of the Trust
To advance environmental protection including preservation, sustainable development, native habitat restoration and conservation of the natural environment in the community woodlands in the Parish of Maryculter, Aberdeenshire (“the Maryculter woodlands”) for the benefit of the community and the public in general.
To manage community land and associated assets in a sustainable manner for the benefit of the Community and the public in general. Such management will follow the principles of sustainable development (where sustainable development means development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs).
To advance the education of the wider Community (including those attending local schools, universities, local clubs and organisations) about the natural history, environment, archaeological and cultural heritage of the Maryculter woodlands. Such purpose could be met by activities including, but not limited to, arranging and conducting research, preparation and organisation of lectures, exhibitions, seminars and guided tours.
To promote, develop and manage projects and initiatives for recreation and leisure in the Maryculter woodlands with the object of improving the conditions of life for the inhabitants of the Community.
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