Ancient Woodland Restoration – Timber Production, Shanes Castle | Woodland Trust

The O’Neill’s of Shanes Castle have been here for a very, very long time and I’m the latest member of the family to live here and I’ve been living here for 50 odd years now. This was one of the larger estates in Northern Ireland, although of course you’re basically left now with the old […]

First Nations Negotiator Honors Ancestors by Protecting Boreal Forest

This is my home land. This is where my ancestors have always lived. I know the land well. I know where I need to go to get what I need. I never feel out of place here. This is where I have a sense of responsibility and a role to play here. The land is […]

Ivan Aguirretalks about how Holistic Management and Regenerative Agriculture changed his life

My name is Ivan Aguirre, I’m from Sonora, Mexico in the northwest part of the republic of Mexico. I was raised under an agrarian farming ranching family for many many generations. Ranchers, ,farmers, miners, freighters. I was educated up to 10th grade in Mexico, and then had the opportunity given by my parents to become […]

Wildlife Biologist Balances Boreal Forest Conservation and Development

Both Connie and I are northerners by choice, not by birth. We are not city people. We don’t like the hustle and bustle. Having a peaceful place that’s relatively untouched is very important to us. So for us, it was natural– the north was the place that we wanted to be. We’ve said many times […]

Indigenous Hunter Keeps Traditions Alive in Boreal Forest

When I’m out in the bush, I like the quietness, the sounds of nature, and the beauty, and knowing that we’re free. At a young age I learned my hunting skills by observing elders. It’s healthy to be out there, mentally, physically. And the food you harvest from the land is all natural. My name […]

For Indigenous Mother, Boreal Forest Conservation Is a Family Value

My son’s name is Walter Ronald Cook, and he is named after my grandpa, Walter, and my dad, Ronald. His other name is [SPEAKING CREE] which is Little Howling Wolf. I want to teach him to be a good person. To be kind and respectful. I hope that he has clean water. I hope that […]

In Boreal Forest, Indigenous Leader Bridges Environmental Divides

For most people it would be a vast expanse of wilderness along the seventh longest river in the world, the Mackenzie River. We call the Deh Cho. I was born there in a place called Yelta Lake. There was literally nothing there. There was no electricity. There was no municipal services. And for the first […]

Inside One Couple’s Quest to Protect Canada’s Boreal Forest

I was born here. This is where my roots are. This is where my mom and dad raised me. This is where I connect with them. We are Anishinabeg. We’ve been here for thousands of years. We’ve seen a lot as a community. Anishinabeg are a living culture. They live with the land. They live […]

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Ancient woodland restoration – Craggach Wood, Scotland | Woodland Trust

Established broadleaved woodland is beautiful to go into It’s what we want to do and we love it. We planted 26 thousand trees in three months, just ourselves doing it. So we are very committed to keeping these trees alive. This is the first area of woodland we bought. It’s eight hectares and we bought […]