Tag: Forestry and Land Scotland

Biodegradable tree shelters a new option for FLS

‘This new biodegradable product is not only good for the environment and for wildlife but will also free up time for our local foresters who will no longer need to gather up used tree shelters.’ – Gareth Waters, FLS’ Interim Had of Operational Support.

Gamekeepers protest at government’s female deer cull

September’s cull of female deer will ‘protect millions of trees’ says the Scottish Government, but ‘angry’ and ‘sickened’ gamekeepers are in protest against this ‘disrespect to deer seasons’, arguing countless orphaned calves will starve.