CCDT: COILHALLAN WOOD PROJECT
Update: The full application to Forest Land Scotland (FLS) to transfer Coilhallan Wood to community ownership is now available.
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These documents are also available on the FLS website. FLS received 31 responses, which are available on their website.
Coilhallan is a mixed woodland to the south west of Callander, close to the High School, Primary School and Leisure Centre. It is already well-used and has a network of paths and a car park off Invertrossachs Road at its western edge.
Our aim is to manage the wood sustainably to make it a more attractive and enjoyable place for both residents and visitors, while protecting and enhancing its wildlife. We believe this can be done more effectively, through a community enterprise with the support of volunteers, than is possible under the current management by Forest Enterprise.
A feasibility study, completed in 2017, supports this view and shows how the wood could be acquired, funded and managed to the benefit of Callander.
A Community Woodland Group, made up of local people with a wide range of interests and skills, is looking at the study’s proposals in more detail.
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