United Kingdom, Dumfries & Galloway started 2000 Active Conservation, Restoration
In 1996 Borders Forest Trust was formed to ‘Revive the Wild Heart of Southern Scotland’. On January 1st 2000 the first trees were planted at Carrifran Wildwood. Carrifan, is a 1,600 acre ice-carved valley in the Moffat Hills in Scotland. Over the last few decades, Borders Forest Trust has worked to establish a wooded landscape with a rich diversity of native species that would have existed here thousands of years ago.