The famous Scottish weather came up trumps for the visits of our 10 schools to Teaghlach Wood. The field trip to plant trees is the finale for the environment project which has been a roaring success again this year with over 250 children taking part.
While he may not be a household name in Scotland Carl Peterson has been an ever present face on the US and Canadian Highland Games circuit for many years. Originally hailing from Greenock, Carl has undeniably become the most successful and busiest Scottish singer in North America, performing at numerous festivals and concerts, and creating nearly 30 recordings.
We launched our very own TV channel the other day and we have interviews with Lord Sempill as well as Scottish rugby starts such as Ross Ford and Jim Hamilton – check it out! www.youtube.com/user/Trees4scotland
As the official woodland of The Gathering 2009 event our own Teaghlach Wood now has the wholehearted support of the event’s organiser, Lord Jamie Sempill. Despite a lot of criticism due to its financial troubles The Gathering event was seen by many as a resounding success.
Trees4Scotland have been invited to the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in North Carolina by COSCA – who are the Council of Scottish Clans and Associations. We get lots of support from the States so this will be a good opportunity to meet more overseas Scots.