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Holistic Moorland Management Event

Time 09:00 - 13:00
Capacity Only 4 places remaining
Booking Cut-off Tuesday 23 Feb, 12:00:pm
Contact jane.laing@scottishlandandestates.co.uk
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This is a vital event for those who are actively involved in moorland management.  This half day event will give you the opportunity to be informed and ask questions of the experts.   Join us online to hear about the latest developments and the future challenges the moorland sector is currently facing.

Attendees will come away with a better understanding of:-

  • Scottish Government Grouse Moor Management Review
  • Moorland Management Best Practice & Muirburn Code
  • Regulations for hares, medicated grit, traps and raptors
  • Peatland restoration, flood mitigation, carbon, rewilding and visitor expectations
  • Wildlife Estates Scotland.


09.00 log-in for 9.15 start

09.15     Setting the Scene - Dee Ward, Scottish Land & Estates 

Part 1 – Government policy direction – recent developments

09.25     Grouse Moor Management Review - Tim Baynes, Scottish Land & Estates

09.45     The regulatory Landscape Ahead - Robert Scott-Dempster, Gillespie Macandrew LLP

10.15     Influencing Government Policy - Sarah Jane Laing, Scottish Land & Estates

10.45     Questions & Answers

11.00     Break 

Part 2 – Future Management challenges

11.20     Moorland Management Best Practice and the Muirburn Code Review – collaborative work at Scotland’s Moorland Forum -  Dr Oliver Moore, Heather Trust & Moorland Forum

11.40     A virtuous circle – linking regulation of hares, grit, traps and raptors to best practice and data - Adam Smith, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

12.20     Other perspectives on the future of moorlands – Jos Milner, Project Manager, East Cairngorms Moorland Partnership  

12.35     Wildlife Estates Scotland  and optimism for the future - Dee Ward, Scottish Land & Estates

12.45     Questions & Answers

13.00     Close

This event will be chaired by SLE, Head of Policy, Stephen Young. 

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We also supply and install RePeat Restoration Matting and Blocks used in estate management for peatland restoration and erosion control projects.



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