RDC - Woodland Creation Options

Woodland Creation formed part of the Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) 2007 - 2013. The SRDP is a programme of economic, environmental and social measures, utilising European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development funding plus Scottish Government match funding. The RDC-RP programme was designed to support rural Scotland between 2007 and 2013. Individuals and groups could seek funding to help deliver the Government's strategic objectives in rural Scotland.

Woodlands are a vital sustainable natural resource and funding was aimed to encourage the creation of new woodlands with grants that contributed to the cost of their establishment.

Within Rural Priorities there were eight woodland creation options.

Productive conifer woodland (low cost) Productive conifer woodland (high cost) Productive broadleaved woodland Native Woodlands Naturally regenerated native woodland Mixed conifer/broadleaf woodland Northern & Western Isles Native Woodland Central Scotland Mixed Woodland

The woodland creation polygons in this dataset represent the areas which were approved for new planting. Data was captured by the woodland creation option type and by the year that planting was intended to take place (claim year).

A boundary which encompasses all the new planting options and claim years within a specific case is available in the Woodland Creation Boundary RDC dataset.

Dataset Attributes:

CASE_NO : SRDP RDC-RP Case Reference Number CLAIM_YEAR : Year planting is due to take place and grant claimed RPAC : Name of RPAC Region (Regional Proposal Assessment Committee) ORGANISTN : Name of organisation responsible for administering the case CASE_OFFCR : Name of Case Officer responsible for the case RDC_OPTION : RDC-RP Option Code and Description TOTAL_AREA : Total area of the option approved within the case

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Last Updated October 11, 2023, 12:09 (UTC)
Created December 19, 2012, 11:31 (UTC)