Inshriach & Glenmore forests

Calendar
North Region
Date
19.06.2024 10:00
Location
Parking @ Cairngorm Gliding Club
Author
RSFS Administrator
The event is fully booked.

Description

Description

Ongoing management of FLS Inshriach & Glenmore forests, including work with Cairngorms Connect.

Inshriach Forest – Stop 1:  dramatic wind throw following Storm Gerrit Dec 2023, how to manage given many constraints.   Stop 2: Feshie plug – recent felling to help with naturalising the river system Stop 3: deer larder and deer management.

Glenmore Forest – Stop 4: above Ryvoan pass – successful regeneration of pine woodland. Stop 5: east of Badaguish – ongoing removal of Sitka with the aim of regenerating pine woodland.

Outcomes

Understand the opportunities and constraints for managing established forestry in an area which is highly designated for its rare habitats, species and scenic value, and with high public access.

Host

Brian Duff, FLS and colleagues

Lunch/refreshment arrangements

Bring your own refreshments and lunch

Toilet on route at Glenmore, no other facilities available

Terrain

Forest roads, forest rides, and walking across recently felled land (latter is optional).

PPE and other equipment

Good quality wet weather clothing.

Stout footwear.

Parking and Meeting

Car park 0.5 miles south of the Cairngorm glider field, 1 mile south of Feshiebridge. For the second half of the day we will regroup at Inverdruie to share cars.

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OS Map Ref: NH 8554 0183

Booking information

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Capacity
25
Tickets Booked
25