British beavers face fragile future

Britain’s beavers could be major allies in tackling the climate and extinction crises – but without more public and government support face a fragile future, ...

£300,000 game-changer for southern Scotland’s biggest community buyout

A “game-changing” £300,000 has boosted a small community’s attempt to secure southern Scotland’s biggest community land buyout – bringing its funding total to ...

Call for reports of red squirrel sightings across the Highlands to boost reintroduction project

Trees for Life is asking people across the Highlands to report sightings of red squirrels for the Great Scottish Squirrel Survey from 21-27 September. The ...

Leatherback turtle spotted in the Hebrides in rare sighting

A leatherback turtle was spotted this weekend by the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust. True ocean wanderers, these turtles are rare visitors to the UK. ...

£1m capital investment from South of Scotland Enterprise for community moorland buyout

South of Scotland Enterprise’s Board has announced up to £1 million financial support to the Langholm Initiative charity in its venture to purchase part of ...

England Tree Strategy ‘woefully inadequate’

Allowing trees to naturally establish over huge areas could massively expand Britain’s woodlands more effectively and at a fraction of the cost of tree ...

Why Trees Are So Important To The Environment?

We’ve been taught since childhood that trees are vital to our environment. They release oxygen which we breathe and they are a great resource for many of our ...

£500,000 donation keeps race-against-time community buyout bid alive

One of Scotland’s largest community buyouts that has appeared at risk in recent weeks has received a major boost thanks to a £0.5 million pledge from the ...

Call for fresh approach as Scotland’s beaver killing season begins

The future of Scotland’s fragile population of wild beavers is at risk as this year’s beaver killing season begins, says the Scottish Rewilding Alliance, a ...

Diverse group call for long-term plan for England’s beavers

The Government should allow wild beavers to remain in England and expand naturally through river catchments, with robust local management and monitoring of ...

Golden eagles breed at Highlands rewilding estate for first time in 40 years

A pair of golden eagles has successfully reared a chick in an artificial nest at Trees for Life’s flagship Dundreggan rewilding estate in Glenmoriston between ...

£125,000 award for rare mountaintop trees in Highlands      

A Trees for Life project in partnership with the National Trust for Scotland to establish new seed sources for rare mountaintop trees in Glen Affric has ...

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