A survey on the future of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park closes in just a few hours' time.

The park authority has been consulting local residents and visitors in a bid to shape the area's future through meetings and events in community spaces and at visitor destinations.

They want to know what people think can, and should, be done in the park to address a number of future challenges, including the effects of the climate crises, the impacts of an aging population to the area covered by the park, and the lack of affordable housing.

The survey closes at 5pm today, July 19.

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The park said: "Today is the last day for you to join our conversation to help imagine the future of the National Park.

"If you haven’t already taken part, fill in our quick survey to add your voice to the conversation."

To take park, visit https://lomondtrossachsfuture.commonplace.is/.

Speaking earlier this year, Gordon Watson, the park authority's chief executive, said: “National Parks have a vital role to play in securing a more sustainable future for Scotland. They are unique places where we can maximise the benefits that can be provided for nature, climate and people.

“Scotland has set ambitious targets to reach net zero and to restore biodiversity by 2045.

“If we are to reach those targets, urgent, bold action is required and Scotland’s existing - and any new - national parks can make a substantial contribution.

“Through scaling up our efforts to lock-in carbon in the landscape, restore nature at scale and enable a greener low-emission economy, we can, together, help Scotland make significant progress towards these commitments.”