Glenfeshie Forest Restructuring

Region:

Inverness, Glenfeshie

Habitats:

Partners:

Glenfeshie Estate, Scottish Natural Heritage

Project Description

Restructuring & restoration of native pinewood habitat at Glenfeshie Estate for biodiversity benefit & landscape quality enhancement. A £160,000 project towards which SNH and the landowner each contributed £40,000 and the Highland Council £10,000.

Restoration of native pinewood habitat  benefits capercaillie & black grouse as well as red squirrel, Scottish crossbill, twinflower, wood ants, pearl-bordered fritillary. Kentish glory, intermediate wintergreen & crested tit.

Year 2009

glenfeshie estate pinewood habitat

Funder Information

Scottish Natural Heritage, The Highland Council, Landowner

Highland Environment Forum

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