roger croft Welcome to Roger Crofts' web site. I hope that you will find the information posted useful and the ideas stimulating in your work.

Most of the material is the section on Articles, Papers and Speeches. You will also find details of my past and current activity and web links to the organisations I am closely engaged with.

If you wish to contact me, go to the Contact section.

Good searching, Roger

Professor Roger Crofts CBE FRSE FRSGS FRGS FIEEM Hon DSc BA MLitt PGCE


Watson Birds events in September 2017

Roger's citation for The Fred Packard Award for his ‘outstanding service to protected areas and conservation' - September 2016. Watch Roger's acceptance speech on YouTube here

Opinion on current issues

1) Roger argues the case for land stewardship - 14 March 2017

2) Roger argues the case for Geography having a prominent role in the school curriculum - 26 May 2017

3) Roger argues the case for better looking after our landscapes - 20 July 2017

4) Roger argues the case for stewardship of all land - Feb 2017

5) Roger questions the value of a Galloway National Park - Nov 2016

6) Fifty years on from the Countryside (Scotland) Act: CCS History, Future, Editorial - The Geographer July 2017:

7) Roger supports the case for a South of Scotland rural development agency - June 2017

8) Roger provides an environmental agenda for the Icelandic Government - Feb 2017

Current Titles

  • Fair Isles & Fine Sailing - Celebrating Sixty Years of Cruising - The National Trust for Scotland
  • Healing the Land: the story of land reclamation and soil conservation in Iceland. Soil Conservation Service of Iceland, Gunnarsholt, Iceland
  • Co-Editor - Ecosystems and Health: A UK Perspective from The Sibthorp Trust. Distributed by NHBS
  • Editor - Climate Change Action After Copenhagen and Cancún: What Next? Published by the Sibthorp Trust
  • Co-author - Land of Mountain and Flood: the Geology of Scotland, published by Birlinn, April 2007, reprint due April 2009
  • Co-Editor - Conserving nature: Scotland and the wider world™ essays to commemorate J Morton Boyd, published by John Donald, December 2005

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