A Highlands elm tree "reminiscent of an ancient tree-creature from Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings" has been shortlisted in a national competition.
Mighty oaks, a “twisted conifer” and a sycamore growing on top of a castle are among the contenders vying to be named England’s Tree of the Year 2019.
Environmental campaigners have slammed transport bosses and claimed that plans to dual a north-east road could devastate almost a dozen ancient woodlands.
Moorland hit by wildfire a year ago looks like it has seen snow in June as white flowers bloom through the recovering landscape, the Woodland Trust said.
Conservation groups will meet in Edinburgh today in an effort to save the country's dwindling rainforests.
Scores of volunteers flocked to the shores of Skye’s north end at the weekend to assist in a locally organised beach clean.
It was once a training ground for Commandos preparing for their role in the Second World War.
A conservation charity has bought a mountain and ancient woodland in the north-west Highlands after raising £1.6 million in less than two months.
A decades-old spruce in the heart of Scotland’s whisky country is among the contenders to be named the Woodland Trust’s Tree of the Year.
During a recent visit to the Isle of Lewis, the Highlands and Islands Regional Forestry Forum have praised locals on their enthusiasm towards the creation of new woodland.
Heartbreaking scenes emerged from Lochaber on Friday morning after two ospreys lost three of their nesting eggs to a pine marten.
Louis the osprey continues to entertain as he gets to work on building his nest - but struggles to manoeuvre a huge stick.
When one Shetland volunteer launched a plea for old Christmas cards to help with a recycling initiative, she could never have imagined the response they would get.
A conservation charity has launched an 11th hour bid to block plans for an £80million golf resort in Aberdeenshire.
Thousands of acres of ancient woodland in the Highlands will be brought back from the brink with the launch of restoration projects in the region this weekend.