Useful links

      Publications and reports

Scottish Aspen website

In partnership with others, Coille Alba is leading a project "Aspen 2020" to restore Aspen to its rightful place in the Scottish landscape. This website provides a forum for gathering and sharing information on Aspen in Scotland. It also offers an online facility to view and record the location of Aspen stands throughout Scotland.


Aspen 2020 Report: 2014

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Aspen 2020 blog

This blog was started in December 2008. With lots of images of Aspen in all seasons, it documents some of the work being undertaken to promote Aspen across Scotland.

Aspen 2020 Report 2012-2013

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Trees for Life

Trees for Life have been working to restore the Caledonian Forest in an area to the west of Inverness and Loch Ness covering 1000 square miles. As part of this ambitious project, they have focussed much attention on Aspen, and planted many Aspen trees grown in their own nursery.

Aspen in Scotland: biodiversity and management

Proceedings of a Conference held in Boat of Garten

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Building Networks of Aspen Habitat

Mapping Aspen in Strathspey

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Control of Invasive Non-native Plants in Glenurquhart and Lower Ness catchments

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A Critical Review of work undertaken to control invasive rhododendron in Scotland

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Control of invasive knotweeds in the River Broom catchment, 2015

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