Conservation volunteering with Trees for Life offers a rewarding and hugely enjoyable opportunity to restore native forests and wildlife habitats. Our volunteers have planted over one million trees and we're now working to expand the forests with a million more.
Held at stunning locations across the Scottish Highlands, our Conservation Weeks provide an opportunity for volunteers from all around the world, of all ages and backgrounds, to help restore Scotland's natural environment. From planting trees to removing non-native species, putting up fences, collecting seeds and berries, and growing trees in our nursery, there is something for everyone!
Long-Term Volunteering placements
If you are hoping to start a career in conservation or simply want to expand your skill set, the Trees for Life Long-Term Volunteering programme is the ideal way to gain experience in practical forest restoration work. Placements are from one to three months at our Dundreggan Conservation Estate and include accommodation and a weekly food allowance.
Our Conservation Days are for people who live locally in the Inverness-shire, mid-Highland or West Moray area. They run fortnightly on a Wednesday in a variety of locations across the Highlands. Volunteers take part in a range of exciting activities including tree planting, surveying natural regeneration, rhododendron bashing, collecting seeds and berries, working in our tree nursery and much more!
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In 2012 we planted our millionth tree! We have now have set ourselves an ambitious new target: to establish another million trees by 2018. Help us meet this exciting new milestone...
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