Blogs

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

The first signs of spring

img_9485 Our Founder describes his favourite time of the year, when there is a pregnant quality to all of Nature, with the imminent re-emergence of life waiting to happen in the forest.

  • 11th Apr 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

An Easter morning in Dundreggan

Frog lake Project Wolf volunteer, Dora, writes and paints beautifully about her time spent exploring Dundreggan Conservation Estate this Spring 2016. … read more

  • 1st Apr 2016, by Dora Clouttick

The journey of becoming a Conservation Week Leader

IMG_1061 Stephen Couling, a volunteer and Conservation Week Leader apprentice, tells his journey of discovering Trees for Life, and his recent move from Australia to the Scottish Highlands to join the team. … read more

  • 1st Apr 2016, by Stephen Couling

How to photograph trees

Misty Sunlight David Russell shares his tips on how to use light to take beautiful photographs of trees … read more

  • 24th Mar 2016, by David Russell. Photos: David Russell

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