Webinar: Woodland Creation and Management Part 1 - Benefits of Woodlands

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During this first webinar, the focus was on the benefits of woodlands both to farms and the wider environment. It was designed to be of particular relevance to anyone who may be considering planting new woodland and to those who wonder just what benefits their existing woodlands provide.

The panellists included:

Malcolm Young (SAC Consulting)
Leona Baillie (SAC Consulting)
Prof. Davy McCracken (SRUC)
Kate Holl (SNH)

The topics for discussion included:

The importance of matching tree species to the planting site
The benefits of woodland for livestock productivity
How woodlands can increase biodiversity and the benefits this can bring
How woodlands can contribute to providing public goods
Period9 Jul 2020
Event typeWorkshop
Degree of RecognitionNational