Dec 17 2021

Partnership with Assynt Foundation

[caption id="attachment_23742" align="alignnone" width="419"] The stunning Assynt landscape includes mountains such as Suilven. Pic by John MacPherson[/caption] The Assynt Foundation and Woodland Trust Scotland have entered a 30-year partnership to revitalise Glencanisp and Drumrunie Estates in the North-west highlands. The result will be a resilient upland landscape...

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Nov 10 2021

Trust Launches £8M Appeal for Couldoran Estate 

Woodland Trust Scotland has launched an £8million public appeal to buy the 4,500-acre Couldoran Estate in Wester Ross and manage it for people and wildlife over the coming decades.   [caption id="attachment_23455" align="alignnone" width="300"] Couldoran Estate, Wester Ross, Scotland[/caption] Couldoran, near Lochcarron, neighbours our existing site at Ben Shieldaig and...

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Aug 23 2021

Woodworker Carved His Own Memorial

A woodworker who made elaborate commemorative benches for Woodland Trust's most northerly site is to be himself commemorated by his final unfinished piece.   Bill Ross of Ardgay in Sutherland died on Hogmanay aged 76.   The story of his woodland benches began in 2015 when an oak tree...

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Jul 26 2021

“Camera-dodging” osprey chicks revealed

[caption id="attachment_21923" align="alignnone" width="300"] Loch Arkaig Pine Forest's 2021 chicks. Photo by Lewis Pate[/caption]   Two osprey chicks that dodged the gaze of online fans this summer are finally on view with the release of pictures and video taken when they were ringed. A nest camera supported by...

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Jun 25 2021

Clyde Climate Forest

  A huge new urban forest is to be planted by the City of Glasgow and seven surrounding local authorities - with investment of £400,000 from our Emergency Tree Fund. The Clyde Climate Forest will see 18 million saplings planted over the next decade - which represents ten...

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May 25 2021

Serious Fun for Rescue Dogs at Glen Devon

[caption id="attachment_20946" align="alignnone" width="300"] Nell is a trainee dog with Lomond Mountain Rescue.[/caption]     Woodland Trust Scotland's Glen Devon Woodlands have hosted a mountain rescue exercise run by the Ochils Mountain Rescue Team and the Search and Rescue Dog Association Southern Scotland.   Glen Devon is the collective...

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