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Forest Carbon Historical Projects

Forest Carbon Historical Projects

Below you will see a variety of projects supported by various partners - listed here as cases studies. 

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Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Nanpantan

This is a new public access woodland on former grassland within the National Forest, designed to facilitate easy access on foot. The trees have been planted to mimic natural colonisation, and there will be no straight rows. A small element of conifers has been included to woodland resilience. Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Boston Beech

This project has enabled the expansion of the Boston Woods Trust’s community woodland, situated on the northern edge of the town of Boston. Both the existing woodland, and the expansion areas, have parking, footpaths, open spaces and seating, and are designed specifically for public enjoyment. Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Minnowburn

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... Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Arndean

This is a mixed broadleaf and coniferous productive woodland, with a long term intention to retain the broadleaf element as a non-intervention woodland, located in Clackmannanshire.The planned rotation length for the conifers is 45 years, after which the site will be restocked. Carbon that accrues after... Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at 4 Gesto

The primary aim of this project is to deliver an expansion of native woodland, and it comprises only native broadleaf species suitable for the site and naturally present in the landscape. As with all Woodland Carbon Code certified projects the UK Forestry Standard was strictly complied with during the... Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Ardlogie

The new planting at Ardlogie is a productive coniferous woodland, with 10% set aside for permanent broadleaves, and 10% for habitat and access. The site is on a South facing slope bordering the river Ythan at Ardlogie, near Fyvie in Aberdeenshire. Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Brin Croft

This small new woodland at Brin Croft has been planted to improve water quality and riparian habitat. Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Mill of Pitmedden

This is a native broadleaf scheme planted on former agricultural land with the A96 Aberdeen - Inverness road to the south and the River Urie to the north. It is a brown earth site previously used for grazing that was fallow in the years running up to the time when it was planted. The objective is to... Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Opinan

The objective of this scheme is to convert an area of heavily grzed land to a small woodland that will provide long term environmental benefits. Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Langlee Mains

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. In  September 2008 and July 2009 prolonged and intense rainfall caused  major flooding... Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Shallgreen

The new woodland at Shallgreen is a multi-purpose project, with amenity, habitat and productive elements, and all with public access. Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Morenish

The scheme objectives at Morenish are to sstablish a productive woodland on previously grazed hill land for sustainable wood and timber production; to enhance, maintain and extend the neighbouring areas of semi-natural woodland; to provide community benefits through new opportunities for responsible... Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Keltie

This is a non-intervention native woodland with public access, intended for carbon capture, habitat improvement and protection of watercourses. Read more

Forest Carbon Historical Projects at Druim Suardalain

The new native woodland at Druim Suardalain will be managed in the long term for habitat and landscape benefits, but will not be felled. The project will also link existing areas of native woodland. Read more