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Hut of Wellbeing

This is a new Reforesting Scotland project, which aims to build and manage a woodland hut in Fife, available for short stays to those in need of respite for reasons of health or life situation. it was initiated by a Reforesting Scotland member who had to give up his own Read more…

A Thousand Huts

Reforesting Scotland’s campaign for A Thousand Huts believes that a culture of recreational hut use could benefit people in Scotland greatly. Hut life brings people closer to nature. It cultivates practical skills in low carbon living, as well as fostering a spirit of community and co-operation. The physical and mental Read more…

Scottish Coppice Network

We have now launched an informal group for coppicing in Scotland. The group will be affiliated to the National Coppice Federation, bringing their support and guidance. We will also hope to have a some events in future, although these may have to be online to start with. We have a Read more…

Small Tree Planting Grant

We are offering grants towards small tree planting schemes in Scotland for members. The scheme was launched in 2019 and aims to fill the gap for tree planters who do not meet the minimum size requirements for Woodland Trust or Scottish Forestry grants. Note that community groups can get free Read more…

The Land Revival Study Tour

Early in its life, Reforesting Scotland drew inspiration from a study tour to southern Norway, a land with a similar landscape and climate to Scotland but a different land use history. The people on the tour were given a glimpse of an alternative vision for Scotland, and also found their Read more…

Forest Gardening

Reforesting Scotland is keen to promote Forest Gardening in Scotland, currently underdeveloped but rapidly gathering enthusiasm from many people as a perfect way to create edible woodlands and gardens in our climate. Forest Gardening Display The Forest Gardening display was created by Alan Carter, a Reforesting Scotland director and author Read more…

Student Dissertation Bursary

We offer 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 project that is in accordance with the vision of Reforesting Scotland. Read more…

Scottish Working Woods

The Scottish Working Woods label is a guarantee that a woodland product contains at least 90% Scottish grown raw material and that the raw material has been harvested sustainably or is from a sustainable source. The project is supported by Reforesting Scotland and by individual members. The label can be Read more…

Woodfuel & Willow

Woodfuel Scotland Wood Fuel Scotland is a Reforesting Scotland initiative to promote the sustainable harvesting and use of woodfuel in Scotland. The website lists firewood suppliers as well as stove suppliers and installers. There is also the publication The Logburners’ Handbook. View the websites: woodfuelscotland.wordpress.com Willow Scotland The sister site Read more…