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Reforesting Scotland Journal 53

Spring/Summer 2016 – Woods and Wellbeing This issue of Reforesting Scotland looks at ‘Woods and well-being’. The many and obvious benefits of woodland extend from the wider ecosystem, where soils are built and flooding managed, and into our very souls. This issue is full of stories of the psychological healing Read more…

Reforesting Scotland Journal 50

Autumn/Winter 2014: ‘Restoring the Land and the People’ Looking back – and forward – in our 50th issue. Articles include:Bernard Planterose: From wet desert to woodland economy.George Monbiot: Rewilding.Andy Wightman: My journey with Reforesting Scotland.Alan Watson Featherstone: Trees for Life.Viv Halcrow: Coigach-Assynt Living LandscapeJustin Kendrick: Reclaiming the land.Alan Carter: Participation Read more…

Reforesting Scotland Journal 49

Spring/Summer 2014: ‘Small Is Possible’ We always knew it, now here’s the proof! Articles include: Letter from a forest garden: how Graham Bell grows a tonne of food, literally, in his garden. Woodland crofts: Jamie McIntyre on how local intensive management can bring additional benefits, which may be difficult to Read more…

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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…

Reforesting Scotland Journal 47

Spring/Summer 2013: ‘Coping with catastrophe’ The theme for this issue highlights the Great Storm of 2012 and the spread of diseases like Chalara fraxinea (ash die-back), but also celebrates the creative responses of communities and individuals to those disasters. Articles include: Storms: impacts in Edinburgh, Falkland, Aberdeen Tree diseases: Phytophthera, Read more…

Reforesting Scotland Journal 46

Autumn/Winter 2012: ‘The living forest’ The theme for this issue ties in with the annual Reforesting Scotland Gathering in Strathspey in early October 2012. Articles include: Forest life in Abernethy In conversation… Forests present and future Balancing act at Mar Lodge Forests, people, place in Cairngorms National Park More than Read more…