Junior Rangers love juniper trees

The Junior rangers met up again on February 14th. This time the weather was a lot better and we decided to trek up into Tweedhope valley to remove some tree guards from the juniper trees as well as other maintenance tasks. Thanks to a Action Earth Grant from CSV (Community Service Volunteers)  and support from SNH we were able to …

Planting at Corehead Part Two

In our last blog post we were talking all about how the volunteers have been preparing part of Tweedhope for some planting. Yesterday they turned out in force to get the trees in the ground. Armed with planting bags, planting spears and mallets, we started the day with a quick introduction to the task before everyone got going. It was …

Planting at Corehead

Now that we are well into what has turned out to be a rather hardy winter, we're turning our efforts at Corehead into some planting in our Tweedhope plantation.Following a survey in the summer we have decided to put in 5,000 trees in Tweedhope. These are to replace any trees that have struggled to grow or have died. We have gone for …