stagecoach_carbonneutral_150Stagecoach East Scotland launched their carbon neutral travel programme in 2008 - planting 127,000 trees over five sites in the south of Scotland to capture the CO2 from all bus journeys to and from Ferrytoll Park and Ride. The carbon capture at these five new woodlands covers the period 2008 - 2012, and the projects are currently undergoing audit under the Woodland Carbon Code. At the bottom of the page you can find two case studies of Stagecoach woodlands. stagecoach_bus_livery__compressed_615

Broxburn community woodland

The new woodland at Broxburn is on a site extending to 18.64 ha and is located on the outskirts of the town. The planted area (allowing for wayleaves, existing scrub, ancient / historical monuments and designed open ground) extends to 8.16 ha. Forest Carbon has worked closely with regular partners the Central Scotland Forest Trust (CSFT) in the creation of this community access woodland.  The... read more...
Broxburn signpost

Greenknowe Tower woodland

This native woodland is part of the land around Greenknowe Tower - a scheduled ancient monument managed by Historic Scotland. The tower dates from the 16th century, and although now without a roof the stonework is remarkably well preserved. The woodland is mixed native,comprising Oak, Ash, Birch and Alder.   read more...