Corehead High Camp, 14th-15th May

Corehead High Camp Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th May 2016 This will be the first planting High Camp we have run at Corehead and we are re-introducing montane scrub into our Lochan Burn valley. We’ll meet at the black barn at Corehead at 9.30am and hike up to Whitehope Knowe through the native woodland planted in the Tweedhope valley. The …

Carrifran High Camp. 16th – 17th April

Carrifran Wildwood Saturday 16th – Sunday 17th April 2016 Carrying on from last years hugely successful high camp, we are returning to Little Firthhope for more planting. We will meet at the Carrifran car park at 9.30am on Saturday and then hike up to Firthhope, at the back of the valley, and set up camp. It’s a good 2hr hike …

Easter Egg-stravaganza. 25th March

Easter activity Day: 25th March, 10am to 12.30 Corehead Farm and Beef Tub Come along to have a go at dying eggs using natural materials, take part in a spring themed obstacle course and enjoy a few surprises! Free Event. Booking Essential To book email corehead@bordersforesttrust.org. 07521 664530

Woodland Activity Day: 19th March

Woodland Activity Day. 19th March: 10am to 1pm Corehead Farm and Beef Tub Come along to explore the establishing woodland at Corehead, help remove tree tube guards, learn some tree lore and tips on how to identify trees in the winter. Free event. Booking essential To book email corehead@bordersforesttrust.org or call 07521 664530

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Celebrating a year of Junior Rangers

Its now a year since we first set up Junior Rangers at Corehead Farm, in collaboration with the National Trust for Scotland and Dumfries and Galloway Council. We had a party in December to celebrate all the hard work that has been achieved over the year, look back at all the different activities we did and give out Junior Ranger …

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Borders Tree Planting Grant in action at March Wood

The Borders Tree Planting Grant that was launched on the 29th of April this year has been receiving applications now for over 7 months and the season for planting trees has finally arrived, and after helping a number of applicants successfully access grant funding for their small woodland planting projects (less than 0.25 hectares) the planting of trees that have …

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Rain, rain and more rain!

Well we’ve been having quite a bit of rain that’s for sure….   It’s been all over the news of late and we’ve certainly had our fair share in southern Scotland. Overall 2015 was quite wet to say the least. We had a lot of rain throughout the year and with only a brief respite late summer-early autumn, the ground …