Nov 04 2019

White lab coats, axes and beetles!

On Wednesday 30th October, I joined nine Observatree volunteers at Forest Research's Northern Research Station, south of Edinburgh, for a sharing and mentoring day.   Charlotte Armitage, who manages this volunteer role, set up the event with Hugh Clayden from Scottish Forestry, April Armstrong and Katy Dainton...

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Oct 03 2019

Scotland team share ideas at Ben Shieldaig

On 23rd and 24th September the staff team from Woodland Trust Scotland descended on the village of Shieldaig to put our heads together about our plans for this spectacular new aquisition in terms of restoring and expanding this special forested mountain.   [caption id="attachment_13618" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Ben Shieldaig...

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Aug 26 2019

Twinflower relocation success

This year we have reintroduced twinflower to our stunning Ledmore and Migdale Wood in the north Highlands.   Twinflower is a beautiful and delicate wild plant that's in trouble.  It has two pink bell-like flowers on a slender stem and is is one of our smallest native...

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