Crofthead Forest

Calendar
South West Region
Date
20.09.2024 10:00 am
Location
Crofthead Forest
Author
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Description

Introduction

Crofthead forest is c.300ha comprising a mixture of p70’s plantation undergoing restructuring and new woodland creation from 2018 & 2021 some of which won Scotland's Finest Woods awards “best new commercial woodland” in 2023.

Programme

Morning

Walk through p2018 woodland creation featuring some diverse species and mixtures.

Restocking from 2018 – 2021 featuring a range of species

Afternoon

New productive broadleaf planting carried out by neighbours in 2021 now part of Crofthead Forest.

More challenging upland restocking – Sitka pine mixtures and some other conifer/broadleaf.

Potential to see recent harvesting which may still be ongoing and to discuss restocking plans, weevil issues etc

Hosts

Richard Davidson

Andrew Macqueen

Outcomes

None specified

Refreshment

Bring your own packed lunch.

PPE or special equipment

Hard hats & Hi Vis are required as live harvesting is still ongoing

Terrain

None specified

Meeting point

Entrance gate just south of A708, NT 10690 04261 

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Booking information

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Capacity
30
Tickets Booked
3

Location information

Crofthead Forest

Country
United Kingdom

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