The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

June 2022

Publication type:

Practical guidance



Discover how tree cover can complement farming systems by increasing productivity, reversing nature loss and improving animal welfare.

This detailed report sets out the benefits, barriers and opportunities surrounding the integration of woodland on Scottish agricultural land, essential for achieving ambitious targets of net zero carbon emissions by 2045. 

It provides land managers and policymakers with some initial recommendations to support a significant increase in tree planting on Scottish farms and crofts.

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