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Conserving and managing trees and woodlands in Scotland’s designed landscapes

Lead Author: Forestry Commission (Scotland)

Home publication Conserving and managing trees and woodlands in Scotland’s designed landscapes

Since Medieval times, designed landscapes have evolved and at times changed dramatically in style and character. Throughout all periods and recognised styles however, trees have been an essential feature. In the 20th century social and economic changes proved challenging times for land management, with a combination of estate fragmentation, decline and changed land-use policies, specifically regarding new objectives for forest expansion and management. Now designed landscapes are appreciated for their contribution to local landscape character and the distinctiveness of many of Scotland’s landscapes.
Today the challenge is to protect, restore and rejuvenate the remaining legacy, whilst ensuring arboricultural and silvicultural practices can deal with the changes anticipated from climate change. This guidance is an essential contributor in helping ensure designed landscapes can meet those challenges.

FCPG102

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Published
2011
Publication type
UKFS Practice Guide
ISBN

978-0-85538-846-1

Publication owner
Forestry Commission Scotland