Nature Restoration Fund

Approved projects

The following projects were awarded funding with the 2021/2022 allocation of the Nature Restoration Fund:

Applicant

Project title

Grant amount

Abriachan Forest Trust

Abriachan's space for nature to recover

£17,500

Aigas Community Forest 

Aigas woodland nature reserve

£7,000

Aultnaskiach

Aultnaskiach tree felling and planting

£2,500

Avoch Primary Parent Council

Where the wild things are: Rewilding Avoch Primary

£10,506.75

Boleskine House Foundation

Creating the largest wildflower meadow in Loch Ness

£9,100

Broadford and Strath Community Council

Broadford biodiversity

£10,750

Butterfly Conservation Scotland 

Restoring Small Blue and Dingy Skipper at Logie Quarry

£7,976

Camuscross and Duisdale Initiative

An Crùbh gardens

£14,041

Culloden Community Council 

Culloden eco-initiative

£3,500

Friends of Merkinch Local Nature Reserve

Wildflower meadow and tree planting

£4,750

Gairloch Area Development Ltd 

Glebe Community Park - Lower area nature restoration

£13,250

Glenfinnan Community Facilities          

Enhance habitat for the Chequered Skipper butterfly

£2,500

Grantown Health Centre  

Grantown health woodland

£2,731

Highland Council

Restoration of trees due to Dutch Elm disease and Ash dieback

£10,000

Highland Council

Foyers Falls habitat restoration

£11,720

Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust 

Tree nursery upgrade

£4,055

Kentallen and Duror Community Centre

Memorial Wood and Community Centre grounds project

£19,500

Kinlochleven Community Trust 

Kinlochleven woodland heritage project

£20,000

Kyle and Lochalsh Community Trust

Re-wetting the Western Plock

£12,592.66

Mallaig Community Council

Mallaig biodiversity improvement initiative

£3,115.48

Minginish Community Hall Association

Wildlife shelterbelt

£2,500

Rum Community Association

Isle of Rum community wildlife garden

£2,530

Scotland: The Big Picture 

Muie Croft - Wetland restoration and hedgerow project

£14,984

Spey Catchment Initiative

Spey at Croftnahaven:  riparian woodland restoration

£10,202

Speyside Fields for Wildlife

Meadow creation and management

£2,500

Strathpeffer Residents Association

Strathpeffer community park - nature links

£2,500

Visit Inverness Loch Ness 

Improving biodiversity on the South Loch Ness Trail

£8,000