A feeling of purpose

Jamie 1 Fast forward nearly two years. It is ostensibly Spring in Dundreggan. Following my return to the UK in the Autumn of 2017, I have just completed my second week of volunteering with Trees for Life. … read more

  • 16th Apr 2019, by Jamie Rhodes

Rebuilding a forest

Dundreggan CA I always enjoy spending time in the Scottish mountains - but some visits are special and are likely to stick in the memory for a long time. … read more

  • 17th Dec 2018, by Ross Mackenzie

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

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

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

A Week on the Trees for Life Nursery

dundreggan tree nursery Birch, alder, aspen, black thorn, rowen, downy birch, downy willow, wooly willow, Scots pine, bird cherry, tea-leaved willow, juniper, oak, hazel… These are just a few of the different species of local flora that I was introduced to during my time at Trees for Life. … read more

  • 2nd Jun 2017, by Mireille C. Crocco

Companionship, adventure and hope: A week of tree planting in Glen Affric

P1050357 Heather Beaton, Conservation Week leader for Trees for Life, shares her most recent experience with a group of volunteers in Glen Affric: a week of solitude, companionship, adventure and hope. … read more

  • 16th Sep 2016, by Heather Beaton

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