The National Tree Collections of Scotland undertakes a broad range of projects in partnership with member sites, and with sites that need to undertake certain works in order to become members of the NTCS.

These projects range in scope from management plans to visitor surveys, and from arboricultural surveys to interpretation proposals and, naturally, new tree planting.  Some sites require only specific activities, while others might require a broad range of activities to be undertaken across several years.

This reflects the highly dynamic nature of tree collections, that they are living, breathing, moving, growing and dying features of our landscape, which require regular and ongoing care and maintenance if they are to be retained for the benefit of future generations.