Landscape


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Achieving Diversity in Scotland's Forest Landscapes

This guidance is aimed at the owners and managers of conifer woodlands over 100 ha in size which have been planted primarily for timber production. It demonstrates ways in which the ‘diversity’ requirements of the revised UK Forest Standard and the accompanying suite of Forest Guidelines can be put into practice.


Conserving and Managing Trees and Woodlands in Scotland's Designed Landscapes

This guidance has been prepared to assist owners and managers in caring for all the tree components in the fine heritage of designed landscapes throughout Scotland.


Design Techniques for Forest Management Planning

This Practice Guide provides a step-by-step guide to the design techniques used in the forest management planning process.


Environmental Impact Assessment for Forestry Projects

This guidance describes how the Forestry EIA Regulations 2017 are applied to forestry projects, namely afforestation, deforestation, roads and quarries.


Forests and Landscapes: Information and Advice

This document provides a summary of what forest and woodland managers should know on the subject of landscape.


Management of Ancient Wood Pasture

This guidance note provides an introduction to the restoration and management of ancient wood pastures in Scotland.


Strategic Forest Plans: Applicant's Guidance

This document outlines the process for preparing a strategic forest plan, and provides further advice on scoping reports and 5 and 10 year reviews.


The UK Forestry Standard

The United Kingdom Forestry Standard (UKFS) is the reference standard for sustainable forest management in the UK. It outlines the context for forestry, sets out the approach of the UK governments to sustainable forest management, defines standards and requirements, and provides a basis for regulation and monitoring – including national and international reporting.