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Trees of Time and place is a national scheme which has been running for two years to get more trees planted by the public. It aims to break the record for tree planting in November during National Tree Week.  Five hundred planting sites have already been designated but none in the Highlands. Now area committees of Highland council are being asked to identify sites where people can plant trees.

International sites:


Forest Systems

Woodland Wild Flowers

Community Woods Online

Borders Forest Trust

Reforesting Scotland

North Highland Forest Trust

 Funding
HISTP Forestry and Rural Development Scheme
Community Environmental Renewal Scheme
Fresh Futures "Transforming your Space"


Deforestation

2 June 08
Community Woodlands Photography Competition
Community Woodlands Association is sponsoring a Community Woodlands Photography Competition. Individual Prizes - First, second and third prizes will be awarded in each of three age groups. First prize winners in each category will have their images reproduced as one of a set of four postcards to be distributed nationwide. The judges for the age group categories will include Matthew Dalziel of the artistic partnership Dalziel + Scullion www.dalzielandscullion.com  A fourth, individual prize will be selected from all the other entries by CWA Directors. The winner in this category will also have their image reproduced as a postcard to make up the set of four. Community Woodland Prize - There is also a prize for one lucky Community Woodland member group. The prize will be a fantastic one day photography workshop with a professional photographer, for up to 10 participants. The photographer will be selected by CWA and we will also be able to offer support to arrange the event and take bookings if you would like help. All you have to do is provide the woodland venue. The winning community woodland will be chosen via a prize draw. All entries, submitted by the 1st September 2008 deadline, will go into a 'hat' and the workshop prize will be awarded to the first member woodland out the 'hat'.  Full details and entry forms at www.communitywoods.org

Tree Planting and After Care
A BCTV Handbook

A Key for Identifying British Trees & Shrubs

Non Timber Forest Products In Scotland

Cashel Forest Project
Charity dedicated to planting tree and getting trees sponsored.

Royal Scottish Forestry Society

Autumn Colours In UK

Metafore 2
This site searches a catalogue of over a million documents in the network

Caithness
Tree  Planting In Caithness 1985
Forestry in Caithness
Friends Of Newtonhill Community Woodland, Caithness
Dunnet Forestry Trust
Rumster Forest Pictures

North Highland Forest Trust
North Highland Forest Trust is an independent organisation giving free advice and assistance on sustainable forest management to community groups, grazings committees and individuals in the northern Highlands of Scotland

Laggan Forest Trust

British Trees

World Dictionary of Trees

Hardwoods

Forestry Index

The Central Scotland Forest

Central Scotland Forest

Visit  A Forest - North East Scotland
http://www.forest-education.org/visitaforest/
 

Conifer conservation Programme - Botanical Gardens
- Edinburgh: http://www.rbge.org.uk/ccp.html
 

Forest Conservation Portal
http://forests.org/
 

Europe & Russia Forest Conservation News
http://forests.org/forests/europe.html
 

Forest Search
http://forests.org/search/query.htm

Forest & Rainforest Conservation Newsletter
- Sign up for it in your Email
http://forests.org/forms/signlist.htm

West Highland Way Forest Walks for Fort William
& Lochaber
http://www.ecossenet.com/fort-william/walking/hillwalking.htm

Reforesting Scotland
http://www.gn.apc.org/reforestingscotland/

Nature in Scotland - English & French
http://members.tripod.com/Eric_V/scotland/fauna1.html

Conservation and Use of Forest Resources
http://helios.bto.ed.ac.uk/ierm/research/sucre/conswww.htm

Search World Wildlife Fund
http://www.panda.org/forms/sitesearch.htm

Friends of the Earth
http://www.foe.co.uk/

Finnish Forestry Association
http://www.forest.fi/

Nordic Timber Council
http://www.nordictimber.org/

Internationl Centre for Forest Research
http://www.cifor.cgiar.org/

Crop Ecology group - University of Edinburgh
http://meranti.ierm.ed.ac.uk/

Forest Stewardship Council - Mexico
http://www.fscoax.org/

Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO) - Forestry - United Nations
http://www.fao.org/forestry/

FAO Data including Forests
http://apps.fao.org/lim500/Agri_db.pl

Rainforest Action Network
http://www.ran.org/index_dino.html

Taiga Rescue Network - http://www.snf.se/TRN/
is an international network of Non Governmental organizations, Indigenous Peoples and Nations working for the protection and sustainable use of the Boreal Forests.

Forest Frontiers Initiative http://www.wri.org/ffi/

World Conservation Monitoring Centre
http://www.wcmc.org.uk/

Sustainable Forest Management - How is it defined & Assessed
http://helios.bto.ed.ac.uk/ierm/research/sucre/cons4.htm

Ecological Restoration of Native Forests
http://helios.bto.ed.ac.uk/ierm/research/forgen/restore.htm

Global Ecovillage Network: http://www.gaia.org/

Toptree Initiative: http://www.toptree.com/

ASEED Europe -Action for Solidarity, Equality, Action & Development http://www.aseed.net/

John Muir Trust: http://www.jmt.org/

See Also
Environmental Links
Natural History