NF002 NUNEHAM WOODLAND

OVERVIEW

Nuneham Woodland is located on flat, arable fields to the South of Oxford with largely free-draining sandy soils, perched on ground gently sloping to the Bladon Brook floodplain.

Objectives of the planting include the creation of a multifunctional, productive woodland providing a sustainable, long-term timber income as an alternative to agriculture. The planting is focused on carbon sequestration and enhancement of local ecology with good biodiversity objectives, alongside enhancing the overall landscape.

KEY AIMS

AREA: 11 ha

TREES TO BE PLANTED: 23,000

CARBON SEQUESTERED: 1,800 tonnes over 25 years

CASE STUDY INFORMATION

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Detailed Project Information

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Additional Information

Grown in Britain Scoring Sheet

Each project will be scored to ensure that it meets the FCF’s high standards. The scoring sheet covers a wide range of tree planting projects and allows for projects with a wide range of objectives – from increasing biodiversity to creating a productive timber woodland.

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Natural Capital Scoring Sheet

Project scores are quantified to provide a monetary value, in alignment with the Natural Capital Committee assets. Projects scoring highly on natural capital assets may be eligible for additional funding.

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