The Story of Birchfield
We bought the property in 2017, after a few years of searching. We were inspired by Alan Watson Featherstone, founder of Trees For Life, and thought we too could plant some trees to help restore the Caledonian Forest.
Our forest manager, Cameron, was essential in helping us finding a place with all the aspects we sought: manageable size, a river or a burn, accessible and with a wood that wasn’t too dark and still retained some remaining ancient woodland.
Through our friends with whom we later formed Lifescape, we developed the ideas behind the NCL.
From simply wanting to plant trees, we’ve ended up doing something much more ambitious. Join us for what will be a very interesting ride.
Emi & Roger