A unique rewilding training scheme in the Highlands, run by conservation charity Trees for Life and backed by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, is aiming to boost young people’s skills and employability in the rural economy. … read more
Paul Greaves catches up with our ‘Skills for Rewilding’ trainees to find out how they’re getting on now they are halfway through the programme. Paul is responsible for the Skills for Rewilding programme based at Dundreggan, coordinating the training that’s giving fifteen people, over three years, the chance to learn new skills in horticulture, forestry, community engagement and deer and estate management. … read more
Scotland’s only entry in the Forests category of a leading global conservation competition has won funding of more than £25,000 to help ensure the long-term survival of Scotland’s red squirrels. … read more
A sticking plaster approach to conservation is failing Scotland’s wildlife – and with species such as red squirrel, wild cat and capercaillie declining or on the edge of extinction, a new era of massive rewilding is needed, says a landmark new book from Trees for Life and SCOTLAND: The Big Picture. … read more
Scotland’s only entry in the Forests category of a leading international conservation competition could this week secure funding to create a lifeline for Scotland’s red squirrels, while boosting nature tourism and the Gaelic language in the northwest Highlands. … read more
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