Perthshire conifer expert inducted into international conservation group

Perthshire Conifer Conservation Programme (PCCP) and National Tree Collections of Scotland (NTCS) Project Officer Tom Christian has been inducted into an international conifer conservation group.Read more

New discoveries and collections made on Chilean conifer conservation trip

New discoveries and substantial collections were made in Chile by tree experts from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Benmore Botanic Garden and the Perthshire Conifer Conservation Programme.Read more

Top 10 spring walks in Perthshire

Springtime in Perthshire is a sight to behold as the frost and snowdrops give way to stunning flora and fauna, including carpets of bluebells and ospreys nesting.Read more

Perthshire Big Tree Country features in Scottish Life

The magnificent colours of Perthshire Big Tree Country has brightened the pages of Scottish Life magazine as part of a five-page feature.Read more

Artists invited to showcase Birnam Oak

Friends of the Birnam Oak invite local artists to showcase the ancient tree at an exhibition and sale this September.Read more

Avanti Gas keeps beekeeping alive in the Carse of Gowrie

Off-grid fuel company Avanti Gas has made a generous donation of £3000 to Perth & Kinross Countryside Trust (PKCT).Read more

Provost Walk in Auchterarder gets upgrade

Improvements to the Provost Walk path begin on 25th January and will last for approximately 10 weeks.Read more

The Hermitage Douglas Fir - what now?

Perth & Kinross Countryside Trust are working collaboratively with the National Trust for Scotland and Forestry Commission Scotland to figure out how to recover the tree from its position straddling the River Braan, as well as the best use for the timber.Read more

Friday 13th proves unlucky for Britain's 3rd tallest tree

Britain’s third tallest tree, the ‘Hermitage Douglas Fir’ located near Dunkeld, succumbed to the recent strong winds as it came crashing down in the early hours of Friday 13thJanuary.Read more

Adventurer Polly Murray Opens New Path Network in Kirkmichael

Polly Murray, the first Scotswoman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, launched a new path network in the tranquil village of Kirkmichael on behalf of the Perth & Kinross Countryside Trust (PKCT), and the Mount Blair Community Development Trust (MBCDT).Read more