PF001 CACRABANK WOODLAND

OVERVIEW

Cacrabank is a recently planted woodland (2018/2019) extending to 280 hectares in the Upper Ettrick valley, approximately 10km to the south-west of Ettrickbridge. The site lies at an altitude of between 230m and 470m above sea level, consisting of rounded hill rising in the middle of the site to the summit of Cacra Hill at 471m. The land had previously consisted of unimproved hill grazings. The woodland has been planted with a mix of conifers and broadleaves.

KEY AIMS

AREA: 280 ha

TREES TO BE PLANTED: tbc

CARBON SEQUESTERED: 47,000 tonnes over 25 years

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Grown in Britain Scoring Sheet

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Natural Capital Scoring Sheet

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