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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 geograph.org.uk via Wikimedia Commonshttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blaeberry_%28Vaccinium_myrtillus%29_-_geograph.org.uk_-_260784.jpg

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…

Photo of ground-covering forest moss, sourced from Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mos.jpg

StarTree stakeholder group

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 form a ‘regional stakeholder group‘ (RSG), to help guide and 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! Buy this issue now for £5.00 including postage. [wp_cart_button name=”Journal 48: Fun in the forest” price=”5.00″] [show_wp_shopping_cart] Articles include: The Woodland Building Site – families creating a building for their local woodland kindergarten Donkeys in Read more…

2013 Buildings Tour

This is an optional extra for anyone who can join us during the day on Friday 4th of October. Led by architect, Robin Baker we’ll be looking at exciting and innovative use of timber in buildings in the area. This is a self-driven tour but there will be some spare places Read more…