Tree planting and woodland creation for farms
A brief description of how an increase in native trees and woods can play a vital role supporting productive agriculture and helping farms adapt to climate change, whilst providing a range of benefits to society as a whole.
Year of Publication2010
The factsheet describes the number of compelling reasons for farmers and landowners to increase native tree cover in terms of:- Adapting farming systems to climate change- Mitigating Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions- Improved environmental performance- Improving sporting opportunities- Generating income- Wildlife conservation
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment > Wildlife & biodiversity
- Subject Collection > Trees & timber > Amenity woodland
- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment > Managing land for environmental benefit
- Subject Collection > Trees & timber
- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment > Landscape
- Subject Collection > Tourism & recreation > Field sports, hunting & fishing
- Subject Collection > Trees & timber > Commercial tree production
Additional keywords/tagswildlife conservationsporting opportunitiesgreenhouse gasghgclimate change
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