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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

Red squirrel reintroduction success with breeding and natural expansion

PCA_210312_48 A project by Trees for Life relocating red squirrels to their old forest homes in northwest Scotland has been boosted by evidence of breeding and natural expansion by the new populations. … read more

Scottish Sikh Community helps to save the Caledonian Forest in memory of 1984 Sikh Massacre

IMG-20171007-WA0058 The Scottish Sikh community has united to fundraise over £10,000 to commemorate the 1984 Sikh Massacre. The funds have been donated to 'Trees for Life' which has planted 1,984 trees to create a lifelong memorial for the victims and survivors of the Sikh Massacre. … read more

Captured Beauly Beaver Deaths: “Beavers require protection”

european beaver 9 L.Campbell (medium) Captured Beauly Beaver Deaths: “Beavers require protection”  … read more

Appeal to save ice age heritage of Scotland’s national tree

IMG_0525 Dead Scots pine, or snag, silhouetted against shafts of sunlight over Gleann na Ciche & Loch Affric#2 An initiative to save ancient Scots pines across the Highlands of Scotland from becoming the last generation in a lineage of trees dating back to the last ice age. … read more

  • 20th Sep 2017, by Main image: Gleann na Ciche & Loch Affric © Alan Watson Featherstone; Trees for Life
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