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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.

Trees on a hillsideTrees

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.



Red deerWildlife

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

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.



A colouring in sheet of acorns and oak leavesActivity sheets

Bring nature indoors with this collection of activity sheets, suitable for young and old alike.

Activity sheets



A graphic with a girl walking on a bridge with the words 'Future Forest podcast' and our logo on itFuture Forest Podcast

A podcast exploring the environmental stories of Forestry and Land Scotland and how land management can help create future ready places equipped for the climate emergency and biodiversity crisis.

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