Growing Native Trees

Region:

Sutherland

Project Description

Engaged 4 schools, using puppet theatre and promotional workshops, in growing native trees from seed as a mechanism to increase involvement in wildlife enhancement activity.

Timeline:

Sep 07: Puppet show ‘The Man Who Planted Trees’ held with 7 Primary Schools. 

Sep 09: 4 Council Rangers & Sutherland primary school children collected native tree seeds, grew them on & planted them out.  Report received & Phase 1 complete, Phase 2 started. 

May 10: 200 native trees planted with tree guards & shelter fence at Stoer.  Report received, project complete.

The photograph above shows seed collecting at Scourie, left is the puppet theatre.

Funder Information

The Highland Council

Highland Environment Forum

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