Red Squirrels in the spotlight

red squirrel 106 L.Campbell Red squirrels are flavour of the month! We have been busy re-introducing red squirrels and dealing with lots of media interest in the work. There has been so much enthusiasm for our wee rusty tree-dweller that we’re hopeful for its future … read more

Return of the reds – reintroduction hope for iconic species

Red squirrel c Peter Cairns medium An innovative project to boost the number of the UK’s red squirrels by relocating individuals to woodlands they cannot reach by themselves is taking a major step forward this month. … read more

  • 11th Nov 2016, by Richard Bunting, Photo © Peter Cairns/ 
  • News, Press release

New Species Profile: Slow Worm

Screen Shot 2016-10-27 at 21.22.32 This legless lizard is common and widespread in Scotland, but is declining because of habitat loss ... read more

Join us on one of our 2017 Conservation Weeks!

happy group Choose from four beautiful locations in the Highlands to spend a week with us restoring the Caledonian Forest ... book now

Help us rescue the upper River Affric!

Screen Shot 2016-10-25 at 21.06.03 The lower Affric River is famed for its beauty, with the native trees lining its banks adding to the splendour of sites such as Dog Falls. However, in the largely tree-less upper reaches of the Affric, it’s a different story. We're asking for your help in raising £15,000 for a crucial new project to return an abundance of life to the river … read more

Woodland soundscape survey offers new way to measure biodiversity

sound IMG_0355 Dundreggan - Birch trees, blue sky & cloud formation (medium) An innovative study of soundscapes at Trees for Life’s Dundreggan Conservation Estate near Loch Ness aims to reveal new findings about woodland health and the richness of wildlife at the 10,000-acre biodiversity hotspot. … read more

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