Carbon offsetting in the wild Scottish Highlands

Carbon offsetting header For many people across the UK, and the world, the past few weeks have served as a dramatic call-to-action for the planet. … read more

  • 3rd May 2019

Come rain or come shine

IMG_3844 Throughout the year, Dundreggan nursery staff, trainees and volunteers are engaged in the crucially important task of seed collection. We collect seed both for ourselves and for the Millennium Seed Bank Project; which means we have trees for tomorrow and trees for the future.  … read more

  • 26th Nov 2018, by Trainees Nick and Tim

Reflections on Finland

saad-chaudhry-766225-unsplash Doug Gilbert, Dundreggan Operations Manager, travelled to Finland to get acquainted with Finnish nature and environmental education practices. This programme was developed by Erasmus+ to further our understanding of forest education and research, appreciate how wildlife such as elk, beaver, capercaillie and their habitats are managed and to see examples of how recreation and food from forests can boost nature tourism. … read more

  • 31st Oct 2018, by Doug Gilbert

Peace through Purpose: A week with Scottish rewilding charity, Trees for Life


  • 30th Oct 2018, by Camilla Allen - Conservation Week volunteer

Going paperless: Good for business, great for the forest

Go Paperless logo copy With the march of technology like cloud storage, collaborative documents, and mobile communication, the once fabled dream of a truly paperless office is now firmly within our grasp. Long the stuff of corporate urban legend, going paperless is now not only the environmentally sound thing to do, but it could also save organisations a small fortune.  … read more

  • 24th Sep 2018, by Alex MacLeod

Group leaders off duty

Group leader gathering A lot of people ask me, what do Conservation Week leaders do when we’re not running weeks? Well the real answer is just as varied as the amazing people who lead these weeks, but for the purposes of this article I can reveal what some of us were up to in early August. … read more

  • 30th Aug 2018, by John Hodgson

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