Nature Restoration Fund

Approved projects

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


Project title

Grant amount

Abriachan Forest Trust

Abriachan's space for nature to recover


Aigas Community Forest 

Aigas woodland nature reserve



Aultnaskiach tree felling and planting


Avoch Primary Parent Council

Where the wild things are: Rewilding Avoch Primary


Boleskine House Foundation

Creating the largest wildflower meadow in Loch Ness


Broadford and Strath Community Council

Broadford biodiversity


Butterfly Conservation Scotland 

Restoring Small Blue and Dingy Skipper at Logie Quarry


Camuscross and Duisdale Initiative

An Crùbh gardens


Culloden Community Council 

Culloden eco-initiative


Friends of Merkinch Local Nature Reserve

Wildflower meadow and tree planting


Gairloch Area Development Ltd 

Glebe Community Park - Lower area nature restoration


Glenfinnan Community Facilities          

Enhance habitat for the Chequered Skipper butterfly


Grantown Health Centre  

Grantown health woodland


Highland Council

Restoration of trees due to Dutch Elm disease and Ash dieback


Highland Council

Foyers Falls habitat restoration


Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust 

Tree nursery upgrade


Kentallen and Duror Community Centre

Memorial Wood and Community Centre grounds project


Kinlochleven Community Trust 

Kinlochleven woodland heritage project


Kyle and Lochalsh Community Trust

Re-wetting the Western Plock


Mallaig Community Council

Mallaig biodiversity improvement initiative


Minginish Community Hall Association

Wildlife shelterbelt


Rum Community Association

Isle of Rum community wildlife garden


Scotland: The Big Picture 

Muie Croft - Wetland restoration and hedgerow project


Spey Catchment Initiative

Spey at Croftnahaven:  riparian woodland restoration


Speyside Fields for Wildlife

Meadow creation and management


Strathpeffer Residents Association

Strathpeffer community park - nature links


Visit Inverness Loch Ness 

Improving biodiversity on the South Loch Ness Trail