CELEBRATING FSC FOREST WEEK

To celebrate FSC Forest Week, Judith Peachey, Forestry Harvesting & Arboricultural Manager, explains Landmarc’s role in maintaining and protecting the woodlands on the Defence Training Estate.

PLANTING TREES FOR THE JUBILEE

The team at Cinque Ports Training Area in the South East has planted approximately 70 trees as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative.

BALMAE LAKE REGENERATION PROVIDES HAVEN FOR WILDLIFE

Balmae Lake at Kirkcudbright Training Centre in Scotland has been transformed into a wildlife haven following its recent regeneration to increase insect numbers and encourage more diversity of insects within the area. Kelvin Lang, Rural Estate Delivery Advisor, tells us more.

PROTECTING AND CONSERVING BECKINGHAM TRAINING AREA

Today is World Nature Conservation Day and Stephanie Hancock, Team Leader in the East, explains how farming and military training has helped to protect and conserve the diverse ecosystem of Beckingham Training Area, the landscape of which successfully supports an abundance of flora and fauna and has been left relatively unchanged through history.

TAKING THE PLUNGE ON INTERNATIONAL RIVERS DAY

World Rivers Day is an opportunity to highlight some of the many protected river systems on the training estate. Rural Estate Delivery Advisor David Blake tells us more about the spectacular rivers in the South West Region.

PROTECTING THE FUTURE OF ASH TREES ON SALISBURY PLAIN

Ash Dieback, a serious fungal disease affecting ash trees across the country, has infected many of the woodlands on the Salisbury Plain Training Area. To protect the future of uninfected ash trees, Landmarc is working with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to carry out a tree-felling clearance scheme to remove infected trees.