Woodlands

The Woodland Group brings together members with an interest in forestry and woodland to discuss issues such as tree health; forestry policy; tree protection; woodland creation funding and targeting.

The Woodlands Group has a number of active members, a full list is shown below.

Convener

Alan McDonnell

Vice-convener

Arina Russell

Staff liaison

Alice Walsh

Latest News

Tackling climate change with the right trees in the right place

27 Aug 2020

A recent article in the Scottish press implied that planting trees may not tackle climate change. But the research paper on which the article is based is clear: the issue isn’t with tree planting overall, but with planting on carbon-rich soil. The press article failed to highlight that if the right trees are planted in the right place, they are effective against climate change.

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