The Caledonian Forest Wildlife Project – which launches this summer – has the ambitious goal of establishing 10 new populations of the species in the Highlands over the next three years, with the long-term aim of boosting red squirrel numbers in Scotland by more than 10 per cent … read more
Over the next three years Trees for Life will be carrying out a groundbreaking Red Squirrel Reintroduction Project, to increase numbers of this charismatic species across the Highlands. Red squirrels were once present across the UK but are now mainly restricted to Scotland, with small numbers in England and Wales ... read more
Allt Beithe Garbh is a 23 acre exclosure that we established for forest restoration in 1995. It was the second of ten fenced areas that we erected between 1994 and 2000 in partnership with the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) on their West Affric estate. The growth of trees since then demonstrates very effectively how a forest will naturally re-establish in the absence of over-grazing by red deer and sheep ... read more
The red squirrel is one of Britain’s most endangered mammals. Under threat from habitat loss, non-native American grey squirrels and disease, its numbers are now a fraction of what they once were. Here we introduce Trees for Life’s exciting new project to help save this charismatic species ... 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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