Skip to content

Podcast: Woodlands Maintenance

In this podcast, Forestry Consultant Ben Law discusses woodland maintenance with Eric Boyd, a forestry contractor with over 42 years of experience in planting and maintaining Scotland’s trees.
Topics discussed include:
  • Control of weeds on woodland creation and restock sites
  • Maintenance planning from the outset of a woodland creation scheme
  • Weevil control on restock sites
  • The challenges of managing bracken
  • Provision of welfare facilities within forestry sites.
Newly planted conifer saplings on a hill looking down across countryside with a rainbow landing in the middle of the background.

Sign up to the FAS newsletter

Receive updates on news, events and publications from Scotland’s Farm Advisory Service