Woodland creation for business resilience
How trees can help farm management and add income
Thursday 20 May, 11am–12.30pm. Online event
Join us to learn how farmer Colin Lowrie of Blegbie Farm, East Lothian is using woodland creation as part of his mixed farm’s toolkit to diversify activities and income streams. In this webinar Colin will be joined by Virginia Harden Scott of Scottish Forestry and Andrew Baker, UK Woodland Carbon Code Markets Advisor, to discuss:
Colin’s experience: benefits and challenges of planting trees for farm management, e.g. adding value to unproductive land; managing new and old woodland (20 hectares added in 2018 –2019); his experience with Scottish Forestry grants and support; future plans
Basics of timber markets and demand
Funding for woodland creation
The UK Woodland Carbon Code
FREE and open to crofters, farmers, land managers and foresters. Booking is required.
This event has been developed in partnership with Scottish Forestry.
0793 082 4983
The Soil Association, Victoria Street, Redcliffe, Bristol, UK