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In pictures: Woodland report

Glen Affric

A new Forestry Commission report has been published looking at ways to improve woodland biodiversity. Glen Affric in Inverness-shire is seen as an example of the restoration work already undertaken

Computer plan

A computer generated aerial perspective shows the planned woodland structure from the Loch Chon forest design plan for the Cowal and Trossachs district

Aspen tree

The Forestry Commission is helping a project to locate aspen populations in the Cairngorms and identify potential seed sources

Woodland network in the Clyde

Large expanses of woodland around the River Clyde are among the areas which will benefit from the improvement plans


Deer are highlighted in the report as one of the biggest potential threats to biodiversity

Urban woodland at Drumchapel

The report says that biodiversity is an issue across the country as an urban woodland at Drumchapel illustrates

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