Does woodland expansion offer nature-based solutions for Scotland?

25 Jan 2016

Vanessa Burton, University of Edinburgh discusses the strategy and context for woodland expansion in her ESCom Briefing Note here

Woodland expansion offers a wide range of nature-based solutions for Scotland, but in most cases these benefits will depend on the characteristics of new woodland and the specific landscape scale implementation of planting schemes. We still need an improved understanding of how woodland expansion can ensure the greatest environmental and public benefit.