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Carrifran “Survivor Tree” up for European Tree of the Year

As you walk through Carrifran Wildwood, you are surrounded by young native trees. In the mid 90s, a group of friends in the Scottish Borders thought “Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could restore a whole bare valley to native woodland?”. That dream has become a reality and the Borders Forest Trust have planted nearly 2 million trees across the borders – many by volunteers. The first trees were planted at Carrifran Wildwood on millennium day. When money was being raised to buy the land – crowd funding in its earliest form, the leaflet used had a photo of a

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