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Our Vision

“The Southern Uplands is a place where communities make environmentally sustainable use of their natural and cultural resources to build an economically secure and socially resilient future for all”.


Our Purpose

Our Purpose is to Identify and demonstrate solutions that bring greater resilience to communities and the economy across southern Scotland through putting the environment at the heart of decision making.

The Southern Uplands Partnership’s purpose reflects our strengths and ability to provide unique contribution in:

  • sharing ideas of how we can work and live more sustainably in the Southern Uplands of Scotland
  • working to bring integrated approaches to how we plan for and use land to ensure it is compatible with the needs of communities and nature
  • demonstrating the value of our natural and cultural resources to economic and social development


Our Goals

Our Goals are…

  • Promote integrated land use as the basis of sustainable development
  • Support communities to be both vibrant and resilient
  • Promote actions that maximise climate and biodiversity resilience