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Alan's changing role: update

IMG_8263 Alan & Glen Cannich pine 2013 Alan Watson Featherstone, founder of Trees for Life, stepped down from his paid staff role at Trees for Life in October 2017.

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2017 Photography Competition Winners Announced!

Photo competition cover image The winners of the 2017 photography contest have been selected. We present our three winning images!  … read more

Rare high-altitude money spider discovered near Loch Ness

Rare money spider Hilaira nubigena © Jens-Kjeld Jensen copy Surveys at Trees for Life’s Dundreggan Conservation Estate in Glenmoriston near Loch Ness have revealed a rare money spider in a find described by experts as “spectacular”. … read more

Protecting Scottish trees for the future at Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank

sml Ash tree (Fraxinus excelsior) copy Award winning Scottish charity Trees for Life is helping to secure the future of Scotland’s native trees by collecting seed from wild tree species in the North-West Highlands. The seeds are being stored in the underground vaults of Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank – forming part of the UK’s first national collection of tree seeds.  … read more

Boost for Scotland’s international reputation for wilderness and wildlife

ERN-logo-banner Scotland’s international reputation as a key destination for experiencing world-class wild landscapes and outstanding wildlife is to be boosted by Trees for Life joining a prestigious and growing European association of rewilding projects. … read more

Community forums about beavers in Strathglass

european beaver 0553 L.Campbell Supported by last spring’s beaver appeal, Trees for Life began work this summer to determine what a beaver release in the Highlands might look like. We’ve been looking both at ecological impacts and at the local community’s response to a proposal to bring beavers to their area. We decided to use Strathglass as a case study for this work because there is a history of occasional small-scale beaver escapes there. … read more

Trees for Life gets rolling with vehicle appeal

Thumbnail The average lifespan of a car is around 13 years - we’ve made ours last almost twice that. Please help us to replace it before it breaks down for good. … read more

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