The end of August and early September is the peak time for common heather(Calluna vulgaris) to be flowering in the Highlands, and I usually aim to do a couple of days of photography of this seasonal phenomenon at different locations each year. This summer I decided to make a return visit to the Inchvuilt Wood in Glen Strathfarrar ... read more
Heather Beaton, Conservation Week leader for Trees for Life, shares her most recent experience with a group of volunteers in Glen Affric: a week of solitude, companionship, adventure and hope. … read more
Volunteer and Conservation Week leader John Hodgson was recently part of a Trees for Life team visiting Mar Lodge Estate in the Cairngorms, walking transects to survey the rate of natural tree regeneration in the area. Read about his experiences and insights on how to expand the forest in this part of the Scottish Highlands. … read more
July is one of my favourite months of the year, as it is the peak time for a lot of activity in nature – the blossoming of many summer flowers, their pollination by a host of insects and the dispersal of young birds and mammals from their parents, to name some of the main events ... read more
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