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Sapling revelry: Broadleaf's autumn issue is out now

by Kit Buchan, Assistant Editor - Broadleaf Magazine on 13 September 2019

The autumn issue of Broadleaf lands like a ripe windfall on doormats this week, full of facts, features and mellow fruitfulness.

Are acorns edible? And other acorn facts

by Emilie Bonnevay, Public Enquiries Officer on 03 September 2019

Acorns are a favourite dish of many woodland creatures, but did you know humans can eat them too? Here are some great recipes and more fascinating acorn facts.

What do foxes eat? And more facts about foxes

by Charlotte Varela, Volunteer Content Writer on 16 August 2019

Whether we live in the countryside or a bustling city, most of us have seen a fox. But how much do you know about one of our most iconic animals?

Man in jeans and a light jumper picking blackberries and collecting them in a basket

How to make bramble whisky: recipe for blackberry liqueur

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 12 August 2019

Read our simple and easy recipe for this delicious foraged blackberry liqueur, or bramble whisky. You'll love this homemade tipple, it's sure to impress!

Hazelnuts: where and when to forage

by Laura Cottam, Volunteer Content Writer on 05 August 2019

Our tips on where and when to find hazelnuts in the wild, how to prepare these tasty treats, and the woodland animals that love eating them too.

Raw rosehip syrup: how to make and use

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 31 July 2019

Rosehips really became popular during World War II when fresh produce was scarce. Here are our tips for finding and cooking up these surprisingly tasty fruits.

9 outdoor activities for kids this summer

by Hannah Vickers, Content Editor on 30 July 2019

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this summer? Take a look at our favourite outdoor activities for kids.

How trees react to damage: burrs and bacterial ooze

by Emilie Bonnevay, Public Enquiries Officer on 29 July 2019

You can’t always see how trees react to damage, but two of their responses are particularly visible: burrs and bacterial tree ooze.

Woodland Walks with Adam Shaw - Loch Arkaig

by Adam Shaw, Guest blogger on 22 July 2019

The latest Woodland Walks podcast explores the wilderness of Loch Arkaig Pine Forest, set among lochs and mountains and full of rare wildlife and flora.

Osprey egg raid attempts by pine marten discovered

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 15 July 2019

New footage has revealed this year’s osprey chicks survived two close shaves with a tenacious pine marten while still in their eggs.