This workshop takes you through a step-by-step guide to help you to understand the advantages and application processes when considering planting trees on your farm as part of a diversification plan.
The many holistic environmental benefits of woodland creation will be highlighted such as increased biodiversity, flood alleviation, soil stabilisation, enhanced water quality and carbon capture as well as mitigating pollution and improving air quality.
Information on online calculators will be shared to help you to measure the positive environmental impacts of tree-planting schemes.
The workshop will be broken down into three sections:
This workshop is available to any farmer or land manager in Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Cornwall, or the Isles of Scilly currently in receipt of BPS payments.
To be eligible to participate in the Future Farming Resilience project and receive subsequent one-to-one support or attend further workshops, you will be required to complete a Monitoring Information form. Forms will be provided by your advisor, at a workshop, or emailed to you after an online workshop. Please ensure forms are completed swiftly. Please be aware that BIP may limit further access to specialist workshops or one-to-one advice if the form is not completed.