Tags - Forestry

What can you do to make your farm safer?

Blog Post

19 Jul 2019

Eleanor Kay is Scottish Land & Estate’s policy advisor for agriculture and forestry. Here, during Farm Safety Week, she explains some simple tips that all in the farming sector should adopt to make...

Glen Clova Contour Tree Planting Initiative

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2019

Rottal Estate is located in Glen Clova, the largest of the Angus Glens. The estate is approximately 8,000 acres and ranges from 800 to nearly 3,000 ft above sea level.

Rottal is privately owned and...

Kangaroos in Kilmacolm

HIH Case Study

5 Jul 2019

Elderslie Estates and Houston Farms (joint winners in 2018 of Scotland Finest Woodlands) has been trialling various eucalypt species in Renfrewshire, including clones supplied by the French Forestry...

Upper Dee Riparian Woodland Project

HIH Case Study

4 Jul 2019

Since 2013 The Dee District Salmon Fishery Board (DDSFB) and River Dee Trust (RDT) have planted over 140,000 native trees along the river banks of the upper Dee and its tributaries, including the...

Hitting the sweet spot

Blog Post

7 Mar 2019

This weeks blog has been written by David Lee, Communications Adviser to Scotland's Finest Woods Awards. Scotland's Finest Woods Awards highlights all that is best in Scotland's management of its...

Fresh debate on farming and land management support a welcome step forward


7 Mar 2019

Designing new support structures to enable a bright future for Scottish farming and land management are an immediate priority, Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) said today.
The rural business...

SLE provides evidence to Scottish Affairs Committee on the future of Scottish Agriculture


29 Jan 2019

Scottish Land & Estates today provided evidence to the Scottish Affairs Committee on the future of agriculture in Scotland.

The session at SRUC’s Oatridge Campus, attended by academics and...

Positive vision for Scottish forestry would benefit from enhanced land use strategy


30 Nov 2018

A bright future for Scottish forestry lies ahead if an integrated land use strategy which underpins forestry, farming and other sectors can be realised.

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) made the...

Land managers share discussion and expertise on Scottish rural policy issues


26 Oct 2018

Policy issues key to the prosperity and development of business in rural Scotland have been discussed at an event for land managers organised by Scottish Land & Estates.
Jointly sponsored by...

Multi-purpose woodland

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2018

Elderslie Estates is located near Houston in Renfrewshire on the West coast of Scotland. The estate is made up of 400 hectares of woodland on 1,600 hectares of land, with three tiers of commercial...

Woodland Projects at Invercauld Estate

HIH Case Study

3 Jul 2018

Meall Gorm Woodland Project

The Meall Gorm area of Invercauld Estate was fenced in 2006 after a successful deer fenced regeneration project of 3.3 hectares had been undertaken in 2000.

The area...

Rural Business Successor

HIH Case Study

14 Apr 2018

Rhidorroch Estate

Kim Scobie is the third generation to take on Rhidorroch at Ullapool. Rhidorroch Estate is situated in the north-west of Scotland, not far from the beautiful fishing village of...