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New Species Profile: European badger

badger 66 L.Campbell With its distinctive striped face, the badger is an unmistakable mammal in the forest, but as a nocturnal species, is rarely seen ... read more

Iconic Highlands bothy reborn as eco-friendly rewilding base

TFL bothy event press release (medium) The iconic Athnamulloch bothy in Glen Affric has been transformed into an eco-friendly rewilding base by Trees for Life – creating the springboard for an ambitious 25-year programme of forest restoration which will extend Scotland’s Caledonian Forest towards the country’s west coast. … read more

‘Project Wolf’ helps restore Highland woodland

project-wolf Project Wolf – a unique new conservation programme in which volunteers replicate the natural disturbance effects of Scotland’s extinct predators – has been launched on our Conservation Estate at Dundreggan... … read more

25th anniversary bid to extend Glen Affric woodlands towards Scotland’s west coast

IMG_3837 Planted Scots pines at Athnamulloch 1 A quarter century of volunteering conservation action in the Highlands is being marked by Trees for Life this month, with a new initiative aiming to expand Scotland’s Caledonian Forest from Glen Affric towards the west coast. … read more

Help us plant more trees in Glen Affric with our latest appeal

Screen Shot 2016-04-07 at 20.10.20 We need your help to raise £18,000 for an exciting new phase of tree planting in Glen Affric, getting back to our roots and extending the Caledonian Forest further.

Trees for Life rewilding project wins global conservation competition

IMG_3907 Scots pines in snow with blue sky at Coille Ruigh na Cuileigemed Scotland’s only entry in a leading global conservation competition has won funding of more than £20,000 to address biodiversity loss and deforestation in the Highlands, including through the planting of 50,000 native trees and the creation of habitats that will offer a lifeline to endangered and rare wildlife. … read more

Beaver reintroduction a golden opportunity for Scotland

european beaver 9 L.Campbell (medium) With the Scottish Government due to decide on whether Eurasian beavers will be allowed to live freely in Scotland after an absence of some 500 years, Trees for Life is urging ministers to fully recognise the beaver as a resident, native species. … read more

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