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Argyll and Bute Council

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… with the Council on multiple projects and share a number of common objectives around people in nature. ACT’s Woodland Enterprise is an innovative new venture supporting biodiversity improvements, carbon sequestration, and community access to and involvement with Argyll’s woodlands. Agreements between ACT, Argyll and Bute Council and SSEN have been reached to deliver over 30 hectares of native tree…

… skills and training opportunities. ACT will establish a trading system to manage transactions between the investor, ACT, and the land manager/owner that recognises the carbon value and the improved biodiversity and social capital ACT will generate at each site. Income generated can then be invested into further development of the enterprise, and improvement and expansion of Argyll’s…

… planting on Council owned land in Mid Argyll. An additional 30 hectares have been earmarked for planting and securing carbon credits that the Council can use to contribute towards emissions targets. ACT will use this initial investment from SSEN to attract further funding to expand the model across Argyll. ACT’s native species planting plans will involve communities and volunteers, and offer…

… and has a team that focuses on protecting and restoring peatland in designated conservation sites. As part of the CANN project, ACT is focusing on removing non-native invasive species that are encroaching on to protected peatland. Species such as rhododendron ponticum dry out the wet bog conditions needed for peat, halting the carbon sequestration process, and even releasing stored carbon…


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