Barwhillanty Estate

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South West Region
Date
24.04.2024 10:00 am
Location
Barwhillanty Estate
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Description

Programme

Barwhillanty Estate is a mixed estate (5,000 acres) with significant commercial forestry (around 3,000 acres).

We hope to: see clearfell site / weevil management/ agroforestry / discuss deer management and see their new deer larder/ see new mixed woodland creation site near holiday cottages/ see the policy woodlands/ see their Woodmizer and firewood enterprise/ discuss Carbon and a have a quick look at forest soils.

Host

Oscar Yerburgh. Estate family run since 1884.

Doug Scott from Scottish Woodlands will be facilitating us.

Outcomes

Discusion on how to combine a highly commercial forestry business with other aspects of the estate such as tourism, sporting and deer management.

Refreshment

Tea & coffee will be provided on arrival.

Toilets available.

Bring your own lunch.

PPE or special equipment

Possibly visit active harvesting site so being high viz if you have any – RSFS have a small supply.

Terrain

Mostly on rural public roads and good forest roads

Meeting point

Participants to meet at the Estate Office

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Booking information

Capacity
30
Tickets Booked
30
Waiting list
0

Location information

Barwhillanty Estate

Street
Parton
City
DG7 3NS Castle Douglas
Country
United Kingdom
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