Kingdom of Fife, Scotland
The project comprises of 6 blocks of a native broad leaf woodland planted on areas of unproductive grassland on Kilrie Estate.
24,748 carbon sequestered over the life of the project.
24,534 carbon credits available for purchase.
- 38 Ha mixed native woodland.
- The project is a prime example of an estate using areas of unproductive land to create environmental benefits and a new income stream.
- Native tree species provides the basis for a recovery of natural ecosystems and creation of 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 and air purification.
- Flood risk management.
- Soil creation and erosion arrestation
- Carbon sequestration and pollution entrapment
- Raw materials
- Public amenity and recreation