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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

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

Volunteer Fay Blackburn receives a ‘Points of Light’ award

IMG_1691 Our longest serving volunteer Fay Blackburn has been given a ‘Points of Light’ award – which recognises outstanding individual volunteers. The award is given to those who are making a change in their community and Fay Blackburn, from Findhorn, was given the award for her work volunteering with the Trees for Life. … read more

New Species Profile: Goat Willow

web thumb This widespread but relatively uncommon deciduous tree supports a large range of species in the Caledonian Forest. 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

Trees for Life secures support from the National Lottery

Glen Affric Landscape size reduced, toned down Trees for Life secures support from the National Lottery … read more

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