A tree-mendous day out to mark end of planting season

BFT is to hold a special event at Corehead Farm to mark the end of tree planting season. On Saturday 5 April, all are welcome to visit the site from 10am-3pm to help with tree planting and to enjoy family-friendly activities including den building, bug hunts and pond dipping. BFT will also welcome its new scarecrows, created by pupils from …

Junior rangers plant hazel trees

On the 14th March, 10 Junior rangers came out to Corehead to plant hazel trees in the second orchard. Why hazels in the orchard you might ask? Well these trees arn't the wild native hazel but a cobb nut cultivated variety, donated to BFT which will give yield large edible nuts. Luckily for us it had been a milder few …

Avalanches at Wildwood

  This winter’s heavy snowfall in the Moffat hills has caused several avalanches at Carrifran. Most of the snow has come from the west or northwest, which has resulted in a build up of snow on the lee side of the Saddle Yoke ridge.    Les Forster and I set out to do a fence check on the 13th December, …