BWOC

BWOC Projects

Fuel distributor BWOC offer their fuel card customers free capture of 10% of their fuel emissions, plus the chance to top-up to 50% or 100%. Their first new woodland, at Harperrig Reservoir in West Lothian, was created in September 2010. BWOC is a notable early investor in UK carbon woodlands, beginning their partnership with Forest Carbon before the development of the Woodland Carbon Code. 

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trees planted

tones CO2 captured

hectares of new woodland

new woodlands created

BWOC at Yoxall

The new woodland at Yoxall is on a National Forest owned site, at Woodmill, near Yoxall, Staffordshire. The woodland has been established with the intentions of offering public amenity, enhancing the landscape and fostering biodiversity. It will be managed by thinning to achieve continuous cover. The... Read more

BWOC at Iscoed phase 2

The project includes the establishment of a valuable research woodland to provide scientific data on improved varieties of broadleaved trees. The woodland will incorporate an archive of ash and birch ‘plus’ trees which have been collected by the Future Trees Trust, whose aim is to improve the resilience... Read more

BWOC at Harperring

BWOC is capturing its own operational emissions, plus 10% of those arising from the fuel it sells to its fuel card customers. This woodland was created in partnership with the Central Scotland Green Network (CGN), a charity whose aim is to create 34,000 hectares of new, public access, woodland in... Read more

BWOC at Chalfield Manor

Chalfield Manor is a National Trust property near Melksham, in Wiltshire. Not only will the woodland capture carbon dioxide, it will also enhance the wildlife corridor along the Chalfield brook using less productive north facing arable land. The long term management plan for the woodland is that it be... Read more

BWOC at Shiplaw

This project is another in Forest Carbon's partnership with the Tweed Forum - aimed at not only reducing CO2 but also mitigating flooding and improving water quality in the Tweed catchment. Natural flood management In September 2008 and July 2009 prolonged and intense rainfall caused major flooding... Read more

BWOC at Haywood

This planting at Cranborne, Dorset, aims to recreate the forest that stood on this site up to the 17th Century. The name of the site is being changed, and is reverting to its original name: Haywood. The woodland will be a productive one, managed to the very highest standards of continuous cover forestry.... Read more

BWOC at Barr Farm

With the support of BWOC the owners of Barr Farm have converted some land to native woodland in order to provide social and environmental benefits. The woodlands will offer opportunities for access and nature study, and in addition its position in an extensive agricultural landscape will provide visual... Read more

BWOC at Stonebyres

Stonebyres lies on undulating farmland in Ayrshire amongst heavily grazed pastureland.This native broadleaf scheme will provide much needed habitat for birds and the choice of tree species reflects this. The intimately planted native broadleaves will be planted in a way as to complement the surrounding... Read more