Return to Inchvuilt Wood

Screen Shot 2016-10-03 at 08.27.54 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

  • 3rd Oct 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Turus nan Craobhan: A Journey with Trees

IMG_0216 Trees for Life’s Corporate & Trusts Development Officer Joyce Gilbert, trades funding application forms for a  'Journey of Trees' - a new Gaelic place-naming weekend of tree planting and pony trekking. … read more

  • 21st Sep 2016, by Joyce Gilbert

Companionship, adventure and hope: A week of tree planting in Glen Affric

P1050357 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

  • 16th Sep 2016, by Heather Beaton

A day in Glasdrum Wood: Part 2

Screen Shot 2016-09-13 at 08.45.26 Continuing on from his previous blog, our Founder explores further into Glasdrum Wood NNR, where there is much more to the forest than first meets the eye ... read more


  • 13th Sep 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Visiting Scotland's rainforests: A day in Glasdrum Wood

IMG_2499 Our Founder plunges into the fascinating world of fungi and lichens on his visit to a protected National Nature Reserve (NNR) rainforest on the west coast of Scotland. 

  • 31st Aug 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Surveying tree regeneration in the Cairngorms

P8160026 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

  • 30th Aug 2016, by John Hodgson

Floral attraction in Glen Affric

IMG_1999-768x512 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

  • 18th Aug 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

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