Dundreggan

Festivalgoers urged to help rewild the Highlands

Trees for Life volunteers © Stephen Couling, Trees for Life Music lovers attending this year’s Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival – the Highland’s longest running and biggest music festival – are being encouraged to help rewild the Scottish Highlands by having their own trees planted by conservation charity Trees for Life.  … read more

Kilchuimen Primary pupils dig-in to nature

Rhona Community Engagement trainee leading a woodland craft activity ​On a sunny day in mid-May, 20 primary six and seven students from Kilchuimen Primary School, Fort Augustus, took part in an activity day at the Trees for Life Dundreggan estate in Glenmoriston. The day encouraged the students to connect with nature and introduced them to the possibilities of a career in conservation.  … read more

Highlands ‘lost world’ near Loch Ness celebrates 10 years of rewilding

Volunteer and pupil cutting the cake 848 Conservation charity Trees for Life is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its flagship Dundreggan Conservation Estate in Glenmoriston – marking a decade of restoring the Caledonian Forest at the acclaimed site, and an ongoing commitment to investing in the local community. … 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

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

Conservation breakthrough for Scotland’s rare aspen tree

IMG_9082 Emma Beckinsale pollinating female catkins of aspen in polytunnel Conservation breakthrough for Scotland’s rare aspen tree … read more

A major fundraising success for our Dundreggan Conservation Estate!

medium_IMG_0771 For some time now we’ve been busy fundraising to upgrade the facilities at our tree nursery at Dundreggan. This is where we grow over 60,000 wild native trees annually … read more

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