Montane Scrub High Camp, 5th & 6th October and 2nd & 3rd November 2019

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Join us planting montane scrub in the beautiful and remote Gameshope valley.  This exciting phase of our plans to re-wild this site with native trees involves planting at heights in excess of 600m, requiring a certain level of fitness and tolerance for all weather conditions. Come for just a day, or spend the whole weekend with an overnight camp at …

Scottish Conker Championship – Saturday 19th October 2019

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Fancy your chances at becoming the 2019 Scottish Conker Champion? Join in the conker fun on Tweed Green as part of the Tweed Valley Forest Festival. Registration is 11-12 with the games starting at noon. BFT provide conkers for the child, junior and adult category rounds but you can bring your own for the rogue category which follows.

Free The Trees (2) at Carrifran Wildwood – 9th Nov 2019

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This is volunteer day two at Carrifran Wildwood removing vole guards from established trees. This is an exciting and important part of rewilding this valley, with the trees no longer needing protection – our work to establish them is complete! BFT are committed to removing plastic vole and tree guards from the hillside once they are no longer required, and …

Planting Dwarf Birch at Tweedhope, 16th November 2019

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We will be planting Dwarf Birch high up at Whitehope Heights at Corehead on 16th November and it would be great if you could join us. Dwarf Birch, is a part of the montane scrub community and is considered to be under threat of extinction, and is therefore a very important part of our re-wilding and conservation plans at the …