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

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 corehead@bordersforesttrust.org

UK Fungus Day: 11th October

On the 11th October it is UK Fungus Day!! Fungi are vital to the health of woodlands as both recyclers and beneficial partners and they play an essential role in any woodland restoration project. To celebrate and learn about them, we’ll be in Moffat Town Hall on Sunday 11th October from 11am to 3pm. There will be a fungi display, …

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 corehead@bordersforesttrust.org

Adventure Club – Tuesday 4th August

Adventure Club: Lets Make Stuff!  10am to 12.30. We’ll be making artist charcoal, lighting fires and playing with plant dyes. Suitable for all ages.

High Walk Weekend – 16th/17th May

We’ve teamed up with ranger Richard Clarkson from the National Trust for Scotland and will be running a high walk on the weekend of 16th and 17th May. Starting at 1pm on Saturday, we will walk 20km across the hills from Grey Mares Tail camping overnight and finishing at Corehead Farm around midday. Along the way we will indentify plants …

Evening Wildflower Walk – 13th May

13th May. 6.30 to 8pm. Corehead Farm and Beef Tub. Annan Water, Moffat Enjoy an evening stroll at Corehead Farm. Discover more about the wildflowers that grow there and how to easily identify them. Children Welcome. Free event. To book Corehead@bordersforesttrust.org, 07521 664530