Tags - Natural capital

Meet the Helping It Happen finalists: Enhancing our Environment Award

Blog Post

5 Sep 2019

Our Helping It Happen Awards Ceremony & Dinner takes place in just four weeks’ time, so we are taking a closer look at each of the finalists in our nine diverse categories here on our blog. The...

The Campbell Partnership

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2019

We have farmed the land here in the Scottish Borders for over forty years running it alongside our farm in North Yorkshire. Five years ago, we decided to relocate to our farm in the Scottish Borders...

The Link Between Peat and Fish

HIH Case Study

19 Nov 2018

An interesting project is taking place at Dryhope Farm on the Philiphaugh Estate in the Scottish Borders; linking upland peatland restoration with the salmon fishing on the River Tweed, from catchment...

Drimnin Estate - Conserving the natural beauty

HIH Case Study

15 Nov 2018

The 7000-acre estate on the western tip of the Morvern Peninsula has invested time into conservation schemes to ensure the area remains a rich, wildlife haven. Combining rugged coastline with inlets...

Peatland Restoration at Farr Estate

HIH Case Study

24 Jul 2018

Many Scottish Estates are at the forefront of major Peatland restoration projects up in the Scottish Highlands. The aim of peatland restoration is to enable carbon sequestration, habitat improvement...

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...

Peatland Restoration in Aberdeenshire

HIH Case Study

7 Apr 2017

Edinglassie estate

Edinglassie estate is located to the west of Huntly in rural Aberdeenshire. The 4,600 acres, owned by the Hay family, are managed as a traditional mixed use upland estate. Around 1...

Paths around Learney

HIH Case Study

8 Mar 2017

Learney Estate

Learney Estate is approximately 20 miles west of Aberdeen and is situated to the north west of the village of Torphins in Aberdeenshire.

Like many parts of Aberdeenshire, Torphins used...

Dundreich Plateau Peatland Restoration Project

HIH Case Study

7 Mar 2016

The Moorfoot Hills project demonstrates how peatland restoration efforts can help build greater resilience to climate change impacts through the delivery of multiple ecosystem benefits, including...

Woodland Creation Opportunities

HIH Case Study

27 Jan 2015

Swanston is situated within 5 miles of Edinburgh city centre set in the foothills of the Pentlands. The Swanston area dates back from 1200s when the farm was set up and leased out by the estate.

Swan...