Getting Dirty With Trees For Life

small IMG_5558 6:30 am. The world is white and the air is full of water. It’s that crisp morning chill when you’d rather nurse a cup of hot tea inside, or, better even, snuggle under a thick blanket. But… Cuck-oo.  … read more

  • 6th Nov 2017, by Kira Tverskaya

Connecting with nature

IMG_0091 The world of conservation can sometimes be quite focused on the accumulation of knowledge and facts – which is great! The natural world is endlessly fascinating, but could it be that focusing exclusively on this very intellectual kind of connection to things becomes an obstacle to a deeper, more emotional connection? … read more

  • 18th Oct 2017, by Tom Morgan

New spring season starts at Dundreggan 

Volunteers banner for website "It was a real pleasure to be running the first conservation week of the Spring season with my fellow Volunteer Team Leader, and Trees for Life legend, Joan Fairhurst." … read more

  • 12th Apr 2017, by John Hodgson

Another milestone in our Rewilding journey at Dundreggan

IMG_5612 It was a momentous day on the 30th November 2016 when we closed the gate on a new exclosure at our Dundreggan Conservation Estate, watched over as we did so by two golden eagles … read more

  • 1st Dec 2016, by Karen Mitchell

On a seed collecting mission for Kew!

Screen Shot 2016-11-21 at 20.22.16 The Nursery Team have had another successful year of seed collecting for Kew Gardens Millennium Seed Bank Project. With the help of long-term and local volunteers we have made five collections so far, with another two planned … read more

  • 21st Nov 2016, by Emma Beckinsale

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

The language of birds

tawny_owl_d.puplett_copyright You are walking through the forest, enjoying the orchestra of birdsong all around... Suddenly everything changes. Some birds have gone deadly silent, while others are making anxious, diffuse high pitched seeeee! calls. Your pulse quickens … read more

  • 11th Jun 2016, by Dan Puplett

Stay connected

Sign up to our newsletter and we will send you a monthly update of news and events at Trees for Life