International Women’s Day 2020 – Part 2

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post for International Women’s Day, about the women who work for BFT. It seems only fair, that I also take this opportunity to introduce the men who work for BFT. Charles, our Chief Executive, studied History at Glasgow University.  Charles previously worked for Woodland Trust Scotland in Public Affairs Management.  Charles has …

International Women’s Day 2020

“International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.” “International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people. Today, IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group or organization specific.” We thought …

Volunteer group with squirrel feeder boxes

Woodlands, people and the need to be interconnected

Borders Forest Trust, has been organising and running volunteering days in local woodlands for over 11 years. We believe the key to conservation lies in working with volunteers. Lisa Brydon, BFT Volunteer Coordinator, who currently runs our community volunteering project says, “The Trust run volunteering sessions once a week and a group visits a variety of woodlands throughout the central …