As well as matching new woodlands with partners before they are planted, Foresty Carbon also underwrites projects in the belief that we will be able to match them to a partner at a later date. Below are some of the projects that we have underway or recently planted, but where we haven't yet sold the carbon capture to a business looking to mitigate its CO2 emissions. If you think all or part of any of these projects might be a good home for your company's CO2 emissions then get in touch.
UK woodland creation is also about more than CO2 - these trees will scrub other pollutants from the atmosphere, improve the landscape, offer recreational space, and protect and enhance biodiverity and habitat.
Minnowburn is a National Trust site set in beautiful countryside just a couple of miles from the heart of Belfast – a green space for the city. The Minnowburn woodlands contain the magnificent Minnowburn Beeches, which tower over the Ballylesson Road, and they are part of the wider Lagan Valley Regional Park – which attracts over 500,000 visitors a year. &nb... read more...
Woodlands are very much part of the local community in the area, supporting jobs in forestry and tourism and attracting new people to live in the area. What is special about the new Glen Estate wood is that it is a native broadleaved woodland, totally different in appeal and appearance to the dominant coniferous woodlands on all sides. The new woodland has wonderful views down onto Innerleith... read more...