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Aigas Community Forest

A productive, working forest providing measurable social, economic and environmental benefits for local residents and visitors alike

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Aigas Community Forest is now recruiting a new Forest Manger. Look in the documents page under forest manager for job  details

New Information Bothy opens

27 February 2024

For some time work has progressed on an information bothy at the Forest entrance where a map and information can be diplayed to welcome visitors. There is also a QR code link to make donations to the forest and there will be a whiteboard for added information.
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04 February 2024

Well when we had our Open Day we had a wood carving demonstration. The fruits of those efforts are now clear to see up by the pond track
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Upgrade of Utility Task Vehicle(side by side ATV)

02 February 2024

Transport in the forest A little while back we swapped our John Deere Gator with a six seater CMoto UForce 1000XL which has proved an excellent addition. Teams can be quickly moved on site with all their equipment and without any stress. It means that many tasks can be accomplished in a day which...
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Our Vision and Aims Refreshed

24 August 2023

Following a review of progress since we took ownership of the forest in March 2015, we have refreshed our vision and clarified the social, economic and environmental benefits we hope to provide the community.  You can read the refreshed Vision and Aims here.
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New Tractor arrives

02 November 2021

A new Lovol 50hp tractor with front loader, three way bucket, forks and timber grapple has been added to the fleet. Air brakes means it can safely handle our six ton tipping trailer. Comfortable air conditioned cab means it will be a good environment for our volunteers. With a top road speed of 40kp...
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Volunteers welcome!

18 September 2021

ACF built workshops, tractor and equipment shed and storeroom at the Cabin site. We are always on the lookout for new volunteers to join our established group and to help with planting, wood fuel and creating new paths. Training will be given on all equipment and chain saw training takes plac...
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Aigas Community Forest, c/o North View, Crask of Aigas, Beauly, Inverness-shire Scotland IV4 7AD

This website was part-financed by the Scottish Government, the European Community Highland LEADER 2007 - 2013 Programme and The Highland Council.
Aigas Community Forest is a registered Scottish charity, No: SC041614
European Commission LEADER fund
The Highland Council
The Scottish Government
The European Agriculture fund for Rural Development. Europe investing in rural areas.