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Our Gathering in 2015 was in the dramatic north west area of  Assynt at Glencanisp Lodge near Lochinver. The area has more forestry and community projects than you can shake a stick at and we joined with the key players …

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The Buildings Tour is an optional extra to Reforesting Scotland’s Annual Gatherings, en route to the venue. This year’s tour was led by RS founder Bernard Planterose, who now works as an architect and builder. The tour began at Bernard’s …

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On 13 November 2013 11 people met to hear about the StarTree project and to discuss how it could support non-wood forest product (NWFP) development in Scotland. Between them they represented a wide range of interests in forestry and the …

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The StarTree project is starting with an ambitious, broad survey, gathering data for non-wood forest products (NWFPs) on: silviculture & land management; existing market, economics and supply (including informal foraging); issues of legislation, policy, funding & culture; and the factors …

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StarTree stakeholder group October 3, 2013: Forming a StarTree regional stakeholder group for Scotland One of the things Reforesting Scotland has been asked to do as part of delivering the StarTree project in Scotland is to invite a small number of people to …

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Deadlines for booking advertisement space are usually the second week in February for spring issue (April) and the second week in August for autumn issue (October). Details on request to (with ‘advert’ in the subject box). Final deadlines for …

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Reforesting Scotland Journal issue 48 contains our latest news from the StarTree project, an account of the StarTree study tour of forest businesses in Latvia. The photo shows a bottle of sparkling birch juice from Dabas Dobe. Email to …

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Autumn/Winter 2013: ‘Fun in the forest’ There are so many ways to engage with forests! Buy this issue now for £5.00 including postage. Articles include: The Woodland Building Site – families creating a building for their local woodland kindergarten Donkeys …

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Alyth Halls, Perth & Kinross The 2013 Reforesting Scotland Annual Gathering takes place to the South of the Cairngorms, amongst the fertile lands of the Mearns. This gives us the ideal venue to see how trees & woodlands are integrated …

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Field visits at this year’s Gathering will include, Alyth Hill This new woodland is a clear example of the move to “reposition” the national forest closer to communities in order to deliver multiple benefits. The design of the new forest, …

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