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The Green Insurance Company Projects

The Green Insurance Company offered motorists carbon capture in UK woodlands via their insurance policies.

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The Green Insurance Company at Alladale

The scheme was the first of a series of new native woods being co-ordinated by the Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries Trust aimed at improving river quality and fish stocks. This is a long term project which it is hoped will eventually cover up to 10 estates in N Scotland. These will have a wide range of bio-diversity... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Bills Cleuch

Bill's Cleuch lies to the north of Moffat and forms part of the famous Beef Tub; a prominent landmark in northern Dumfriesshire. Bill's Cleuch will be established in conjunction with Mid Hill, which is a similar native broadleaf scheme, under the same ownership as Bill's Cleuch. The combined new planting... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Kidburngill

This site is on a prominent hill slope close to the Lake District National Park. It offers good visibility from the A5086 Cleator Moor – Cockermouth road and offers full public access. The area was once covered with native woodland of which only a few veteran Oaks and coppiced Alder remain. Within... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Brynrhyg

This is a new native wood, mainly Oak and Birch, just east of the village of Crynant on the A4109 Neath – Seven Sisters road. It lies adjacent to existing native woodland in an area dotted with disused mine-shafts and well-accessed with tracks and footpaths. Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Ardochy

Ardochy is home to The Green Insurance Company's 1 millionth tree, planted in June 2011. The three themes of the Ardochy project are: Carbon lockup Native woodland corridor linkage Development of black grouse leks The 500 acre new woodland includes a significant area of Caledonian... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Coshogle Phase 1

This scheme is just off the A76 near Enterkinfoot in Dumfries and Galloway. The establishment plan aims to increase the native woodland contingent within the scheme to facilitate sustainable carbon sequestration whilst creating a habitat corridor to encourage a variety of  priority biodiversity... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Coshogle Phase 2

The establishment plan aims to increase the native woodland contingent within the scheme to facilitate sustainable carbon sequestration whilst creating a habitat corridor to encourage a variety of  priority local biodiversity action plan species. The new woodland  will help protect, preserve... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Corehead

Corehead Farm is a 660ha upland hill farm in the central Southern Uplands near Moffat. The farm was bought by Borders Forest Trust, a local native woodland conservation charity, in July 2009 following a successful public fundraising campaign. The land comprises a series of valleys & hill slopes &... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Parkhead Community Woodland Phase 1

Parkhead is a community access woodland on the edge of West Calder, close to residences and businesses, and is one of several collaborations with the Central Scotland Forest Trust (CSFT).  The principle objective of the scheme is to deliver the Central Scotland Forest Strategy of increasing woodland... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Ken View

This is a new woodland on a small hill in Dumfries and Galloway, involving the establishment of an early pioneer phase of an upland oak-birch woodland with ash and alder on the more fertile lower slopes. This woodland will provide habitats for a range of species, and furthermore it will help to link... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Milton of Mathers

The woodland is situated in two small valleys or dens, which meet on the coast at Milton of Mathers, with the southern den being called the Den of Lauriston and the northern den being called the Denfinella. Part of the scheme is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Scottish Natural Heritage... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Glenmuck

A native broadleaf scheme designed to create a buffer with the neighbouring commercial woodland. A small area of conifers has been included to improve the landscape by softening the straight edge of the adjacent plantation. This is a move to bio- and landscape-diversity by establishing a lasting native... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Mid Hill

Mid Hill is a productive native broadleaf scheme, managed on a continuous cover basis, with periodic harvesting of selected trees commencing after around 60 years. The areas where harvesting has taken place will be allowed to naturally regenerate, and the carbon captured by these new trees will not be... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Gorton Hill

The native woodland at Gorton Hill is part of Glenbeg Estate: a mixed farming, forestry and sporting estate which lies approximately one mile west of Grantown on Spey, in the Highlands.  There are clear nature conservation benefits in creating a large native pine woodland in the area, and after... Read more

The Green Insurance Company at Broadgairhill

Broadgairhill is a hill farm located in the upper Ettrick Valley in the Scottish Borders. Its natural habitat is being restored by its owners, the Oliver Family who wish to  diversify the management of the land by  planting new native broadleaved woodland on approximately 40% of the  farmland.... Read more