There are many volunteering opportunities in Forestry Commission Scotland woodlands and forests, ranging from helping construct mountain bike trails to being a guide at an osprey project in the Scottish Borders.

Volunteering opportunities

Project topic: Habitats and species


  • Get in touch with your local Forest District office in the first instance if you are interested in volunteering. They will be able to give you information on any voluntary work that might be available.
  • You might also like to try the Volunteer Scotland website for more information on voluntary work in your area.
  • Read our booklet, volunteering on the National Forest Estate, to find out what some volunteer groups are already doing.

This page was last updated on 01 Aug 2017

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