April 10, 2014 Flora and Fauna Camy New Shoots New shoots coming from seemingly dead wych elm at Kirkmabreck. I`ve not seen this before. It will be interesting to see if these trees survive in the longer term. Is this perhaps a sign of resistance to Dutch Elm Disease? Related Articles Replanting Willow, Birch and Hazel saplings. Posted On April 10, 2014 Finishing clearing the access track (for contractor access) yesterday with the volunteers. When previously working on this we rescued willow, birch and hazel saplings. Yesterday… Ancient Tree Recording Posted On May 29, 2015 Ancient tree recording at Garlies with Clair McFarlan from the Woodland Trust on Wednesday. Rowan Saplings Posted On February 6, 2015 As the photo shows you can often find a multitude of rowan saplings around the base of oak trees.