Reforesting Scotland student bursary

Reforesting Scotland are offering students a small bursary to encourage dissertations  to be undertaken on the theme of ecological restoration. The grant, of around £200, is to help with costs such as transport, materials and living costs involved in undertaking

A Forest for the Future

In this discussion paper, published by Reforesting Scotland, Jim Knight argues for a creative blurring of the boundaries between ‘production’ and ‘natural’ forest, with a greater emphasis on natural regeneration in both. Jim is a founding trustee of the Borders

Reforesting Scotland Journal 59: Land Revival

Spring/summer issue 2019: Land Revival The Spring 2019 issue is a special bumper edition with 12 extra pages covering the places visited and lessons learned from our Land Revival study tour. You can buy it online for the regular price

Annual Gathering 2019 – Aberfoyle

Booking form This year the Gathering is heading to the Trossachs, part of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and home of more large-scale ecological restoration projects than you can shake a birch seedling at. We’ll be based

Consultation – the Scottish Forestry Strategy

The Scottish Government has published its draft Scottish Forestry Strategy, which lays out the Scottish Government’s vision and plans for woods and forests over the next ten years. Or at least, that’s what it should do. In the event, the

Reforesting Scotland Journal 58: By Leaves We Learn

Autumn/winter issue 2018 The Reforesting Scotland Journal is free to members. The theme of our Autumn/Winter issue is ‘By Leaves We Learn’ and we take a look at various aspects of education and learning outdoors, including the Shieling Project, Upstart

Crowdfunder opened for new book on Rewilding

In partnership with Trees for Life we are supporting the publication of a new book, SCOTLAND: A Rewilding Journey. This book is a rally cry to bring about action for a wilder Scotland, where forests abundant with life are regenerating,

Why are deer dying in Scotland’s hills?

Over the last few weeks, hill walkers have encountered dead deer lying scattered over many of Scotland’s hills. While some may have been shot to put them out of their misery, most will have starved to death – the combination

Reforesting Scotland Journal 57: A Place to Be

Spring/summer issue 2018 The Reforesting Scotland Journal is free to members. The theme of the Spring 2018 issue of Reforesting Scotland is ‘A Place to be’ and we take a look at huts, crofts and bothies, the Ulva buyout, and

Action: New beaver consultation

Soon, the legislation allowing beavers to remain in Scotland will be debated in the Edinburgh Parliament. Before that can happen, the Scottish Government is obliged to issue a report and hold a public consultation on the conclusions of that report. The