Grow Green
Farming for a Plant-Strong Future

11th April 2019, The British Library, London

Alan Watson Featherstone, Founder of Trees for Life

Alan Watson Featherstone is an ecologist, nature photographer and inspirational public speaker. In 1986 he founded the award-winning Scottish conservation charity, Trees for Life, and was its executive director for almost 30 years. During that time it became the leading organisation working to restore the Caledonian Forest in Scotland and took on ownership of the 10,000 acre Dundreggan Estate in Glenmoriston: work which inspired many other ecological restoration projects. His photographs have appeared in publications such as Time magazine and Encyclopedia Britannica. He has given lectures in more than 20 countries, and has received a number of awards for his work, including the Schumacher Award.