Tree Planting Programme

SWAT’s latest tree-planting programme, ‘Let Stewarton Breathe’, is now underway. In the first phase, native species will be planted around Stewarton in four locations agreed with the local Council.

Dangers of Giant Hogweed

We have received reports that a local boy received severe blisters from touching the sap of a Giant Hogweed plant, a non-native, highly-invasive and toxic weed. Please see the ‘Scots warned of the dangers of giant hogweed‘ article on the NatureScot website. Around Stewarton, Giant Hogweed is mainly found in proximity to the Clerkland Burn … Read more

Tree Planting with Lainshaw Primary

We had a great tree planting session in June with two Primary 2 classes from Lainshaw Primary. Everyone got a bit wet and dirty, but it was fun. Hopefully the children will be able to watch the progress of their trees when they make visits to the local woodlands.

Tree Planting Initiative

SWAT’s current tree planting initiative is underway. We’ve taken delivery of a range of ‘bare root’ trees and shrubs including Rowan, Birch, Maple, Willow, Hawthorn, Oak, Beech, Alder and Dog Roses.