Projects

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

Appeal to bring beavers home to the Highlands

european beaver 100 L.Campbell medium Conservation charity Trees for Life is seeking support in raising £15,000 for a project aimed at bringing beavers back to the northwest Highlands. … 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

Into the canopy in search of seeds

P2140013 Our contribution to The Millennium Seed Bank is growing, as we took to the canopy in search of some hard-to-reach Scots pine cones … read more

Rewilding the Highlands: Discovering our Woodland Heritage

Ariel Killick with pupils Over the past two months the children at five local primary schools have been very busy learning about the Caledonian Forest as part of Trees for Life’s Rewilding the Highlands Project … read more

Red Squirrels in the spotlight

red squirrel 106 L.Campbell Red squirrels are flavour of the month! We have been busy re-introducing red squirrels and dealing with lots of media interest in the work. There has been so much enthusiasm for our wee rusty tree-dweller that we’re hopeful for its future … read more

New project seeks first major boost in Scotland’s red squirrel numbers in decades

(small) Red squirrel by Peter Cairns The Caledonian Forest Wildlife Project – which launches this summer – has the ambitious goal of establishing 10 new populations of the species in the Highlands over the next three years, with the long-term aim of boosting red squirrel numbers in Scotland by more than 10 per cent … read more

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