Corehead update

After more than a decade of managing the land at Corehead and the Devil’s Beef Tub, Borders Forest Trust is now looking forward to the next 10 years – and beyond – by putting in place plans for the next phase of the ongoing work to help nature flourish across this part of the Wild Heart of Southern Scotland. Environmental …

Aspen

Aspen, populous tremula  (Crithen or Eadha in Gaelic) grows throughout Europe. In Scotland it is our only native poplar. Now marginalised by many centuries of grazing, it is usually only to be found clinging to cliffs and sides of steep ravines, where animals cannot reach. The most notable characteristic of this slender tree is its long-stemmed, frilly-edged, rounded leaves, which …

Photography Competition

Borders Forest Trust is delighted to announce that as part of its 25th Anniversary celebrations, we are launching a photography competition. The categories are: Wild flowers, Scottish native trees, View of the landscape, Mosses and lichens, Water The judges will be looking for images that are strong in terms of content, composition and light. Photographs must be taken in 2021 …

iRecord

What is iRecord? iRecord is a website for submitting, sharing and verifying biological records of wildlife and includes photos to allow verification. Records are collected and can be accessed and verified by local records centres and national recording schemes. This information can be used to monitor how wildlife is doing in specific areas, how distribution is changing with climate change, …