SAVE THE DATE Saturday 21st of November 2020 Like so many things this year, the Reforesting Scotland Annual Gathering is going to be a bit different from normal. Our usual physical get-together, with shared dining, a ceilidh and lots of …

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“Perspective is the Temple of Decision” – inscription in Falkland Palace No grander – nor, in some ways, more unseemly – could have been this year’s setting for Reforesting Scotland’s Blue Skies weekend retreat but Falkland Palace. I decided to …

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In the second instalment of our Directors’ blog, Nicky Penford takes a look at the many reasons our waders are struggling and asks how we can avoid making similar mistakes in the future. Like many, lockdown has prompted me to …

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Kicking off a series of blogs from the Directors of Reforesting Scotland, Nicola Hume checks out the new generation of non-plastic tree tubes and asks: do they work? To read as a pdf, click here. According to legend, Sir Ewan …

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Spring/summer issue 2020: Climate Change Welcome to the Spring 2020 issue of Reforesting Scotland, which looks at Climate Change. As we completed this issue, the nation entered week 3 of coronavirus lockdown and we have no idea when it will …

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Autumn/winter issue 2019: Appropriate Technology Contents Ninian Stuart: Loving the land in turbulent timesRichard Thompson: Natural forest reservesJudy Wilkinson & Emily Chappell: Urban huttingIvor Davies: Teaching timberDan Ridley-Ellis: Adding value through timber gradingAlternative toiletsSteffi Shaffler: Horse loggingFi Martynoga: Dalefoot compostsRob …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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