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 corehead@bordersforesttrust.org 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 Alison@bordersforesttrust.org   High Camp Planting Weekend Dates Carrifran …

Borders Forest Trust AGM 3rd August 2016

Borders Forest Trust AGM This year’s AGM will be on Wednesday 3rd August 2016 in the Salmon Room at the Buccleuch Arms, St Boswells, TD6 0EW. The business part of the AGM will start at 6:30 pm and is expected to finish about 7:15 pm. There be a break for coffee and tea and then we will have our guest …

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

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 …