Stinging nettles can often be irritating when out for a walk. Often the first move when afflicted by a sting is to reach for the nearest dock leave, but do they really help?
If you want to dip your toe into the world of foraging then elderflowers are a great place to start. Get our top identification tips , with ideas and recipes on how to use elderflower.
When was the last time you went for a walk? Discover the physical, mental and environmental benefits of walking and get outdoors this weekend.
Plants and trees have evolved over many years to make full use of nature's transport. Some seeds are able to float and ride the current of rivers and streams to get to a new destination. Discover more about seed dispersal by water.
It is becoming apparent the osprey pair on our Loch Arkaig nest camera are novices. They haven’t done a great job with their first egg but are doing better with the second and third. Meanwhile the nest was visited by a tawny owl.
Why do some trees have knobbly growths on their trunk? What are they, and how do they form?
We are holding a series of events across Scotland so that our volunteers can feel more connected with each other. Potential volunteers are welcome too, so find out how you might become involved in standing up for woods and trees.