A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
Danker Purtle
Danker Purtle's family
19th August, 2017

A grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands

This grove is planted in memory of our good friend Danker Purtle
who passed peacefully away on Saturday, 19th August 2017 with his family around him.
His memory will live on as these trees grow as part of the forest and become a home for wildlife,
a legacy for generations to come.
To Lyndsay, Felicity and Mark, with all our love Pam, John, Callum & Ciara

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Miss you Dad x

Donated by Mark Purtle

1st November 2018

From Mary Simms. Thank you for being a wonderful son in law. Thinking of you always.

Donated by Linsday Purtle

24th January 2018

Lindsay Felicity and Mark. Happy Birthday, always in our hearts.

Donated by Linsday Purtle

24th January 2018

Some more trees to add to Danker's grove on his birthday, with lots of love from The Sturrocks

Donated by Pam, John, Callum & Ciara Sturrock

27th November 2017

In memory of Danker Purtle who passed away 19th August, 2017

Donated by Pamela Sturrock

24th August 2017

Danker Purtle hailed from Australia but found the love of his life, Lyndsay, in the UK and settled in London where they had their children, Felicity and Mark, of whom he was immensely proud.  

Among many other things he enjoyed gardening and loved spending time at Kew Botanical Gardens, and on his allotment. We feel, therefore, it is fitting to have a grove of trees planted in Danker's memory. The trees will grow and, over time, help transform the Caledonian Forest in to an even more wild and beautiful place and return it to the vast woodland that it once was.

The Forest is a unique ecosystem, full of many rare flora and fauna some only found in this special place. The grove will attract wildlife (hopefully some owls - Danker's favourites) and future generations will be able to appreciate these wonderful surroundings.

Rest in Peace Danker

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The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Danker Purtle's family's grove
Trees in this grove: 25

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