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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Dec 03 2020

Dame Judi Dedication

Anyone stuck for a Christmas gift idea could follow Dame Judi Dench's lead. She dedicated a grove at Woodland Trust’s Ledmore and Migdale Wood in Sutherland.   A post marking the grove has recently been erected, after Dame Judi sent out cards last Christmas telling friends she was...

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Feb 11 2020

Rare Rainforest Fungus Found at Dunollie

We are delighted that visitors to the Trust's Dunollie Wood have found hazel glove fungus - an indicator of high quality temperate rainforest.     The fungus was spotted by retired Countryside Ranger Richard Wesley during a recent visit to Dunollie by Lorn Natural History Group.   Richard spotted a fragment...

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