EGGER Forest Management expertise has helped the client achieve their diverse objectives on a 2,300 hectare mixed estate with 535 hectares of native broadleaf, mixed policy and commercial conifer woodlands.
Mature conifer stands require felling and restocking
Large areas of birch and oak woods degraded by herbivore browsing, lack structure and composition
Estate brand vital to uphold
Limited productivity from existing commercial conifers
Multiple-objectives across a range of interests including sporting, holiday lets and forestry.
Long-term forest plan approved in 2018. Phased restructuring in progress
Development and delivery of a deer management plan and use of targeted methods to encourage natural regeneration of native tree species
Forest certification to the UK Woodlands Assurance Standard
Planting of new 144 ha conifer woodland completed in early-2019. Further woodland creation under consideration
Forest manager works closely with the estate owner and other key stakeholders.
Kinnaird Estate – Near Pitlochry, Perthshire
EGGER Forest Manager:
2,300 ha mixed estate with 535 ha of native broadleaf, mixed policy and commercial conifer woodlands.