Mar 27 2019

Trust Buys Ben Shieldaig

  The Woodland Trust has bought spectacular Ben Shieldaig in the North-west of Scotland after a public appeal raised the purchase price of £1.6M in a little over two months.  Fundraising continues with a target to raise a further £3.4M for management costs. People seem to...

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Mar 27 2019

Inspiration for Campaigning

Hi, I'm Juliet, one of the Woodland Trust's Super Campaigners. With other campaigning volunteers I take part in Woodland Trust campaigns and encourage other people to join in. I write posts on my Crafty Green Poet blog and share the links via Twitter and Facebook....

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Looking up at an oak on Loch Lomondside in spring
Mar 01 2019

Thank you, thank you, thank you

Hello, I am Maggie McCallum and I volunteer as part of the woodland engagement and events teams at beautiful Glen Finglas in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. I began working towards an MSc in Countryside Management by distance learning in 2015, completing it in 2018 through the...

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Jan 30 2019

Deer Jump Success at Arkaig

[caption id="attachment_8628" align="alignnone" width="300"] "Oi! Those are my tatties!"[/caption]   Trail camera images have shown an innovative approach to deer management is working well at Loch Arkaig. We have built a fence to protect part of the pine wood. We would very much like deer to be able...

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Jan 24 2019

Loch Arkaig Osprey Dead in Spain

An osprey fledged from a nest on Loch Arkaig has been electrocuted to death on a power line in Spain. The sad news filtered through from Spanish birdwatchers on social media last week.   Pic by Lewis Pate. JH3 when he was ringed in 2017.   The bird was...

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