General

Funding reached for project that will bring life back to the River Affric

IMG_3222 Dead alder beside the Affric River, looking across to North Affric Thanks to our generous supporters, we have reached the £15,000 funding target for a project that will restore the forest to the upper reaches of the River Affric … read more

Native woodlands and rewilding brought to life for Highland schools

Claire Hewitt with pupils Schools in the Highlands are working with conservation charity Trees for Life to learn firsthand about native woodlands and rewilding through a new project that combines tree planting with storytelling, folklore, history, geography, poetry and song … read more

Rewilding the Highlands: Discovering our Woodland Heritage

Ariel Killick with pupils Over the past two months the children at five local primary schools have been very busy learning about the Caledonian Forest as part of Trees for Life’s Rewilding the Highlands Project … read more

Beavers – unique opportunity for the Scottish Highlands

european beaver 0540 L.Campbell Welcoming the Scottish government’s decision to allow reintroduced beavers to remain in the country announced today, Trees for Life said that it plans to move ahead with investigating the possibilities for bringing beavers to areas north of the Great Glen, working with local communities to identify where they might live without perceived adverse impacts … read more

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

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

Stay connected

Sign up to our newsletter and we will send you a monthly update of news and events at Trees for Life