Tags - Forestry

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 Savills...

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 within...

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...

Forest Student Placement at Glen Tanar

HIH Case Study

13 Apr 2017

Glen Tanar Estate

Of the many issues facing rural businesses, a shortage of key rural skills is a major concern. There is a huge shortfall in the number of people taking courses in estate maintenance...

Dumfries House Education

HIH Case Study

5 Apr 2017

Dumfries House

Dumfries House Education has evolved from the vision of His Royal Highness, The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay's desire to see young people engage in learning experiences that...

Gilmerton House

HIH Case Study

31 Mar 2017

Gilmerton House

Gilmerton House, a Grade A listed Georgian mansion conveniently located 30 minutes from Edinburgh city centre and 40 minutes from Edinburgh airport, has been home to the Kinloch...

50th Anniversary Maple Planting at Scone Palace

HIH Case Study

14 Mar 2017

Scone Estate

Scone Palace, the crowning place of Scottish Kings, has celebrated 50 years as a visitor attraction by planting 50 young maple trees, one for each year the Palace has been open to the...