Apple Pruning Workshop. 12th Feb

Apple Pruning Workshop Sunday 12th February. 10.30am to 3pm  Corehead Farm and Beef Tub, Annan Water, Moffat. Led by Jools Cox, this workshop will cover the pruning of apple trees in our young community fruit orchard.  Booking Essential. £5 suggested donation.  Email or call 07521 664530.

Highcamps: Tree planting Weekends 2017

Highcamps 2017:  Planting up the Craigs In spring this year we will be running a high camp at each of our three sites. If you’d like to contribute to native woodland restoration and want to spend a weekend planting trees high up in the hills in good company please book by emailing   High Camp Planting Weekend Dates Carrifran …

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 …

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 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 or call 07521 664530

Green woodwork. Corehead. 15th November

Carve your own Christmas presents: Green-woodwork workshop Sunday 15th November, 10am to 3pm. Make it a greenwood Christmas with your own handmade presents carved from Scottish hardwood’s. Instructor Mark Vrionides will help you create your choice of greenwood project from spoons, butter knives spatulas and gypsy flowers. Minimum age: 11 Booking essential: Email

Volunteer at Corehead Farm

Volunteer Dates Join our volunteer team at Corehead Farm to get stuck into some practical conservation work. Tasks are varied and include fence removal, tree planting, work in the orchard, bracken bashing and other seasonal tasks. Volunteer sessions are normally on Thursdays from 10am to 3pm Upcoming Dates Thursday 24th September Thursday 1st October Thursday 15th October Please contact site …

Fun with fungi walk, 12th September

Saturday 12th September 2.30 to 4.30pm Corehead Farm and Beef Tub Come along to Corehead to learn about the fascinating world of fungi, how to tell them apart, what they’re doing in the environment and how we can use them. To book email

230,000 native trees now planted at Corehead Farm

BFT and its volunteers have planted the final oak tree of the 195ha new native woodland planting scheme at Corehead Farm, north of Moffat. Over the last three years more than 230,000 native broadleaved trees have been planted at Corehead with species including oak, ash, aspen, juniper, rowan, alder, willow, birch and cherry. This new native woodland will provide a …

Community to benefit from new funding for Corehead

Borders Forest Trust’s project at Corehead, near Moffat, has been awarded three years of funding from Scottish Natural Heritage, enabling us to offer a range of events, educational opportunities, volunteering and training activities to even more people at the site. The Natural Connections project will include a conservation volunteer programme with over 16 sessions per year. This will comprise practical …