Tag: trees

Platinum jubilee plans take root

National organisers of next year’s Platinum Jubilee are encouraging a Canopy of Trees as the overall project across Britain. How people go about it, is left to each area – Oban Community Council heard at its last Zoom meeting.

Kerrera plants rewilding project

Farmer Sheila MacGregor has painted a cheery sign welcoming people to the woodland as they walk from the ferry just before Little Horseshoe Bay on the island’s east side and a  box is ready and waiting for donations. Every £1 will buy a tree.

Science park trees axed

Trees are being removed at the European Marine Science Centre in preparation for road widening and the creation of a new parking area.

Oban set to sparkle and shine – despite humbug Covid

More than £7,000 has just been awarded to BID4Oban from Oban Common Good Fund to pay for the installation of the town’s lights and to buy new lights for trees going outside The Rockfield Centre and in Argyll Square.

Nursery will grow back Mull’s native trees

Mull Native Woodland Group was so inspired after taking part in a Kew Garden seed bank project that they decided to find a piece of land to grow their own trees from seed and re-plenish the island’s Atlantic rainforest.

Spending serious time in the trees

Jamie’s links to the islands prompted vocalist and musician Alan Young to make his second indie folk  album Time in the Trees – Young spent a year in the woods creating it.