Finishing the passivhaus at Culbokie, May 2013

2015 Buildings Tour

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 workshop at  Leckmelm Wood near Ullapool. Downloads: RS Buildings Tour Read more…

Blaeberry photo from via Wikimedia Commons

StarTree NWFP survey

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 driving or inhibiting innovation. Reforesting Scotland is co-ordinating this survey Read more…

StarTree in Latvia

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 find out more or visit the StarTree project page.  

Cover of Reforesting Scotland Journal 48

Reforesting Scotland Journal 48

Autumn/Winter 2013: ‘Fun in the forest’ There are so many ways to engage with forests! Articles include: The Woodland Building Site – families creating a building for their local woodland kindergarten Donkeys in the Forest– for children’s birthday parties Perthshire’s Hazel Coppice Project Wood, Wind and Sunny Govan – Alastair Read more…