May 30 2019

Crinan Wood (a hidden gem)

On a recent holiday to Argyll and  on the recommendation of Gwen, the Glen Finglas ranger, I paid a visit to the Woodland Trust site at Crinan Wood.   On a beautiful evening I ascended the ‘rainforest’ from Crinan Harbour. A steep path, through wonderful atlantic oak...

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May 24 2019

The importance of what we do

by  Maggie McCallum Glen Finglas Woodland Engagement volunteer   Recently I was struck by the connections among the different activities of WT volunteers when I met some lovely people at Glen Finglas.  The couple I spoke with were considering different areas of woodland available within the beautiful estate for...

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May 24 2019

Atlantic Woodland Alliance – Saving Scotland’s Rainforests

Woodland Trust has brokered an alliance between some of Scotland's largest nature conservation organisations in a bid to save the country’s dwindling rainforests.   [caption id="attachment_10956" align="alignnone" width="300"] Birchwoods at Ben Shieldaig. Pic by Phil Formby[/caption]   Members of the Atlantic Woodland Alliance gathered at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh...

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