Blogs

The language of birds

tawny_owl_d.puplett_copyright You are walking through the forest, enjoying the orchestra of birdsong all around... Suddenly everything changes. Some birds have gone deadly silent, while others are making anxious, diffuse high pitched seeeee! calls. Your pulse quickens … read more

  • 11th Jun 2016, by Dan Puplett

'See you later civilisation' - A week in the Athnamulloch Cottage

2016_4_16_TreesForLife_085_p Photographer Kira Zumkley leaves her frantic life in London behind to reconnect with nature and plant trees on a Conservation Week in Glen Affric. … read more

  • 26th May 2016, by Kira Zumkley Photos © Kira Zumkley

A special week at Glen Affric

TFL Glen Affric APR 2016 - 7 Danielle Styles silences the smartphone and connects with nature in Glen Affric on a Trees for Life Conservation Week  … read more

  • 9th May 2016, by Danielle Styles

Rewilding the Highlands, rewilding the soul

DSC_0506 Karn Bianco, Game programmer and Conservation Week volunteer, shares his recent experience of tree planting and digital detox at our newly renovated Athnamulloch Cottage in Glen Affric... … read more

  • 6th May 2016, by Karn Bianco

Shinrin-yoku and slowing down in the forest

IMG_9425 Frost-covered birch trees and junipers backlit by early morning sun, with blue sky Trees for Life Conservation Week Leader Heather Beaton shares her experiences of Shinrin-yoku, rewilding and slowing down in the forest in our latest guest blog. … read more

  • 4th May 2016, by Heather Beaton

Tree planting, meditation and Buddhism

IMG_1452 Satyadasa from the London Buddhist Centre shares his insights into an inspiring week of tree planting, meditation and Buddhism in the Scottish Highlands. … read more

  • 27th Apr 2016

Forests, competition and the circle of life

PA220523 Mia Lutsch spent a week up in the Scottish Highlands on a Conservation Week with Trees for Life in October last year. She recounts her experiences of spending time in nature and becoming a Conservation Week Leader during the week. … read more

  • 26th Apr 2016, by Mia Lutsch

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