The potential woodland comprises of a native broad leaf strategy mixed with commercial timber extraction of existing plantations in a traditional Scottish estate setting.
+300,000 carbon sequestered over the life of the project.
- 570 Ha mixed native woodland near the town of Gargunnock.
- The project is a flagship example of a traditional Scottish estate that has been developed to enhance it’s natural capital.
- Native tree species provide the basis for recovery of the natural ecosystems and enhance the woodlands co benefits.
- Project duration – 100 years.
Native woodlands provide an incredibly diverse and indispensable range of benefits for ecosystems and human derived ecosystem services.
- Habitat creation and ecosystem regeneration
- Water purification
- Oxygen production, air purification and pollution entrapment
- Flood risk mitigation
- Soil regeneration and erosion prevention
- Carbon sequestration
- Amenity and recreation