Seeing the Wood in the Trees

An interactive talk on Zoom with Maggy Stead and trustees of the Tim Stead Trust Pencilled in for 9th September 2021 – More information and booking instructions to be announced soon. The Tim Stead Trust is delighted to contribute to the BFT 25th Anniversary events by sharing the exciting progress it has made in recent times.  Following an extraordinary burst of enthusiastic …

Help our pollinator friends

Would you like to help Borders Forest Trust support other charities with their brilliant projects to help our Pollinator friends? Step 1: Don’t Mow Your Lawn again until June (I’ve explained why below). Step 2: Tell other people about ‘No Mow May’ – maybe even make some posters to spread the word. Step 3: Sign up to Plantlife’s ‘Every Flower …

Elm

Of the three main varieties (and many more crosses) of elm in the British Isles only the wych elm (Ulmus glabra) is native to Scotland. Unlike its English cousins, it grows from seed rather than by cloning. This makes it genetically more diverse, which gives it a degree more resistance to Dutch elm disease. This scourge is till taking out …

Corehead Community Consultation

After more than a decade of managing the land at Corehead and the Devil’s Beef Tub, Borders Forest Trust, are now looking forward to the next 10 years – and beyond – by thinking about the next phase of our ongoing project to help nature flourish across this part of the Wild Heart of Southern Scotland again. As part of …