Allstar EcoPoint at Rottal

This is a riparian planting designed to protect and enhance populations of freshwater pearl mussels and salmon under the UK wide ‘Pearls in Peril’ project. The river protected by this project is internationally important for its fish populations. The woodland will have public access and be managed on a low intervention basis once established.

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Validated under the Woodland Carbon Code.

Project additional benefits:

  • community
  • wildlife
  • water quality
  • flood mitigation
  • Trees planted:

  • 12,668 over 7.92 ha
  • Predicted CO2 capture:

  • 4,636 tonnes over 60 years
  • Species mix:

  • Alder, Aspen, Birch, Cherry, Rowan, Willow, Scots pine