This year Trees for Life joined forces with The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, to work on The UK National Tree Seed Project. With ever-increasing threats to our native species, Kew is hoping that this project will safeguard trees and shrubs throughout the UK. We have agreed to collect from a variety of species in the northwest highlands of Scotland … read more
The unnaturally high numbers of red deer found across much of Scotland is one of the major conservation issues faced by those working to restore native woodlands. However, the culling of deer is seen by some as cruel. Here we explain why lower numbers of deer are better both for our forests and for the deer themselves … read more
Summer at Dundreggan has had its scattering of sunshine and even a day of 25 degree heat in August. A bit late, but we’ll take it! The sun was shining on the last of a series of summers workshops held at Dundreggan, led by Alasdair Taylor, one of our Long-Term Volunteer placements during summer … read more
My first day at Dundreggan forest was one full of expectation and excitement mixed with a little trepidation at what lay ahead in the coming year. Initially, the scale of the forest and the 10,00 acre Dundreggan estate felt a little daunting and almost too much to take in as a whole. So where to start … read more
In 2012 we planted our millionth tree! We have now have set ourselves an ambitious new target: to establish another million trees. Help us meet this exciting new milestone...
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