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We are creating a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland, which will come into effect from 1 October 2015. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. We will continue to keep you up to date on developments. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.
ArchaeologyIn response to coastal erosion and increased storminess, about 10% of HS’ £1.4m Archaeology grants budget is spent on coastal erosion projects at present. Increased quantity and intensity of rainfall also increases soil erosion, which can have a major impact on buried archaeological sites.
Strategic ActivitiesHistoric Scotland’s key actions around Climate Change adaptation are laid out in Climate Ready Scotland: Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme