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29 April, 2019

Elmwood to be nature organisation’s new home

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) staff moved to a new location in Cupar today on the Scottish Rural College’s (SRUC) Elmwood Campus.

The SNH Cupar office, formerly on the Crossgate, has been looking for a new office space for a number of years. The 16 staff have now moved into a refurbished space at Elmwood, formerly a children’s nursery.

Rhona McInroy, SNH operations manager in Cupar, said:

“Our move is an important part of our commitment to continue working to protect and improve Fife’s nature for even more people to enjoy – and when organisations share facilities, it reduces costs and carbon emissions too.  Now we’re neighbours, we look forward to working more regularly with SRUC.”

Prof Caroline Argo, Dean of SRUC’s North Faculty, added:

“We are delighted to welcome the team from SNH to Elmwood. The presence of SNH at Elmwood demonstrates our commitment to Fife and it creates new opportunities for our students. We have exciting plans to become a 21st century rural enterprise university and partnerships with organisations like SNH are an integral part of our future.”

SNH has 35 offices throughout Scotland. In the past five years, SNH has reduced its office carbon footprint by over 26%, with changes such as co-locations with other public bodies.

SNH Cupar staff may now be contacted at:
Elmwood Campus, Carslogie Road, Cupar KY15 4JB
Phone: 01738 45 8800

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PICTURE: SNH staff at the new SNH office at Elmwood Campus. Free use; please credit SNH.

NOTES FOR EDITORS

Scottish Natural Heritage is the government's adviser on all aspects of nature and landscape across Scotland. Our role is to help everyone understand, value and enjoy Scotland's nature now and in the future. For more information, visit our website at www.nature.scot. SNH media is also on Twitter at http://twitter.com/nature_scot 

Scotland’s Rural College – winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2017 – supports innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and the rural sector in Britain and internationally. We are one of the UK’s leading agriculturally-focused higher education institutions, offering a unique blend of research, education and consultancy. SRUC’s research and education activities operate from six campuses and eight farms and research centres across Scotland. Our consultancy arm, SAC Consulting, supports more than 12,000 farms and rural businesses across the UK from 25 consultancy offices and eight veterinary disease surveillance centres. Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC): Leading the way in Agriculture and Rural Research, Education and Consultancy.

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