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Red squirrel reintroduction success with breeding and natural expansion

PCA_210312_48 A project by Trees for Life relocating red squirrels to their old forest homes in northwest Scotland has been boosted by evidence of breeding and natural expansion by the new populations. … 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

Captured Beauly Beaver Deaths: “Beavers require protection”

european beaver 9 L.Campbell (medium) Captured Beauly Beaver Deaths: “Beavers require protection”  … read more

Appeal to save ice age heritage of Scotland’s national tree

IMG_0525 Dead Scots pine, or snag, silhouetted against shafts of sunlight over Gleann na Ciche & Loch Affric#2 An initiative to save ancient Scots pines across the Highlands of Scotland from becoming the last generation in a lineage of trees dating back to the last ice age. … read more

Threat to new beaver family in the Highlands of Scotland

european beaver 100 L.Campbell medium A family of beavers found living on a river in the Beauly area in the Scottish Highlands are to be trapped and put into captivity following a decision by Scottish Government Ministers. … read more

Inspiring new book on red squirrels helps bring life back to the forest

e68a2a6e-853e-466c-8212-c8ffee6fb937_Garden-Squirrel-01 A new book, The Red Squirrel: A Future in the Forest, by award-winning wildlife photographer Neil McIntyre and author Polly Pullar, is helping to support the return of one of the UK’s best loved animals to Britain.  … read more

Trees for Life wins ‘Living Wage’ accreditation

IMG_8621 TFL staff group photo March 2017 with living wage logo Trees for Life has won accreditation as a Living Wage Employer under the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative. The organisation has committed to ensuring that staff and contractors will receive at least £8.45 per hour regardless of age, which is significantly more than the current government minimum wage premium for over 25s of £7.20 per hour. … read more

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