Ecotourism: Challenges and Opportunities

ECRR / Edinburgh Napier University workshop

Wednesday October 20, 2010

Edinburgh Napier University

This workshop featured speakers from ECRR member organisations involved in the recreational use of Scotland’s natural resources.

Event report

Slide presentations from the workshop are available here.

Ecotourism – It’s wild!

Dr Kathy Velander, Edinburgh Napier University (PDF, 323 KB)

The economic importance of wildlife tourism to Scotland

Caroline Warburton, Wild Scotland (PDF, 1.9 MB)

Ecotourism – challenges and opportunities

Carron Tobin, ruralDimensions (PDF, 8.9 MB)

Forests for people

Steve Duncan, Forestry Commission Scotland (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Geotourism in Scotland

Hugh Barron, British Geological Survey (PDF, 6.4MB)

Urban ecotourism

Hannah Levene, National Trust for Scotland, and Katy Chalmers, Historic Scotland (PDF, 1.8MB)