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Volunteer Fay Blackburn receives a ‘Points of Light’ award

IMG_1691 Our longest serving volunteer Fay Blackburn has been given a ‘Points of Light’ award – which recognises outstanding individual volunteers. The award is given to those who are making a change in their community and Fay Blackburn, from Findhorn, was given the award for her work volunteering with the Trees for Life. … read more

Threat to new beaver family in the Highlands of Scotland

european beaver 100 L.Campbell medium A family of beavers found living on a river in the Beauly area in the Scottish Highlands are to be trapped and put into captivity following a decision by Scottish Government Ministers. … read more

Inspiring new book on red squirrels helps bring life back to the forest

e68a2a6e-853e-466c-8212-c8ffee6fb937_Garden-Squirrel-01 A new book, The Red Squirrel: A Future in the Forest, by award-winning wildlife photographer Neil McIntyre and author Polly Pullar, is helping to support the return of one of the UK’s best loved animals to Britain.  … read more

New Species Profile: Goat Willow

web thumb This widespread but relatively uncommon deciduous tree supports a large range of species in the Caledonian Forest. Read more...

Trees for Life wins ‘Living Wage’ accreditation

IMG_8621 TFL staff group photo March 2017 with living wage logo Trees for Life has won accreditation as a Living Wage Employer under the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative. The organisation has committed to ensuring that staff and contractors will receive at least £8.45 per hour regardless of age, which is significantly more than the current government minimum wage premium for over 25s of £7.20 per hour. … read more

Conservation breakthrough for Scotland’s rare aspen tree

IMG_9082 Emma Beckinsale pollinating female catkins of aspen in polytunnel Conservation breakthrough for Scotland’s rare aspen tree … read more

Appeal to bring beavers home to the Highlands

european beaver 100 L.Campbell medium Conservation charity Trees for Life is seeking support in raising £15,000 for a project aimed at bringing beavers back to the northwest Highlands. … read more

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