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



The late Her Majesty The Queen: An amazing life - Sept 2022

Interview for Royal Scottish Geographical Society - Oct 2021

Roger's Eulogy for Lindsay

Opinion on current issues

Climate change and geoconservation paper - Nov 2022

Listen to talk on More trees indeed but where and how? - Oct 2022

Stop the swings of the pendulum to help the environment - Sept 2022

Glen Affric landscape better protection needed - July 2022

Glenkens Land Use the community should lead - May 2022

The challenges after FCCC COP26 - Jan 2022

Musselburgh Flood Scheme Paper - Nov 2021

Esk Valley Action Plan Paper - Nov 2021

Talks on offer:

  • Conflict on the coast
  • The World’s Special Natural places
  • Scotland’s land: successes and failures, challenges and solutions
  • Esk Valley: working with nature for a better future
  • Do you know Scotland’s Earth History?
  • A field working civil servant
  • Forging Iceland’s future

Current Titles

  • Geoconservation Futures Papers
  • Watson Bird Centre Walk and Art Trail

  • Report on Geoconservation in Protected Areas
  • Duddingston: its story in 50 objects
  • 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, reprinted in hardback 2017
  • 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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