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What makes our national forests such special places? Here you can discover all about the things we look after for Scotland’s people.

Scots pine treesTrees

Do you know your Scots Pine from your Douglas Fir? Find all about the beautiful trees that make up our landscape.

Scotland's tree species


Stacked logsForestry

Discover the lifecycle of a piece of usable timber, from seedling to finished product.




From the soaring sea eagle to the leaping salmon, the forests are brimming with life. Find out all about Scotland’s wildlife and where you can see it!



Prehistoric rock carvingsHeritage & archaeology

Scotland is famed for her rich heritage – you can find a door to the past in many of our forests. Discover stories and fables that bring forgotten places back to life.

Heritage & archaeology


Pine forest with path running through itHabitats

The forests, open land and watercourses that we manage form a rich tapestry of diverse habitats that are home to a wide variety of important and iconic wildlife.

Habitat conservation

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