Welcome

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 FRCGS FCIEEM Hon DSc BA MLitt PGCE

News

Donald Watson Bird Trail Video - March 2022

Launch of the Donald Watson Trails - 1) Glenkens Gazette and 2) Trusts - Jan 2022

Watson Bird Centre Trails and exhibitions presentation and Report - Jan 2022

Geoconservation in Protected and Conserved Areas (Futures papers) - Parks Stewardship Forum - Jan 2022

Citation for Scottish Geographical Medal - September 2021

Roger's Eulogy for Lindsay

Blog on species issues in Scotland - May 2021

Opinion on current issues

RSE talk - Combatting Scotland’s regional climate change challenges - Feb 2022

Musselburgh Community Project on Vimeo - Out of the Woods - Feb 2022

Musselburgh "Porty Podcast" - Could Christmas trees protect us from floods? - Jan 2022

Musselburgh Flood Scheme Paper - Nov 2021

Esk Valley Action Plan Paper - Nov 2021

Article for Icelandic Newspaper - Non-Native Trees to Mitigate Climate Change? (Original here) - October 2021

Article - Including geoconservation in the management of protected and conserved areas matters for all of nature and people - May 2021

Article - Introducing New Guidelines on Geoheritage Conservation in Protected and Conserved Areas - March 2021

Major report on geoconservation in protected areas released (with Launch Release here) - Nov 2020

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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