Key performance indicators

Targets:

  • National Forest Estate independently certified (i.e. FSC and/or PEFC) as being sustainably managed (Target – Certification Maintained).

  • Area of new woodland creation on the National Forest Estate (Target – 473 Ha).

  • Percentage of notified features on designated sites in favourable or (unfavourable) recovering condition (Target – 95%).

  • Volume of wood harvested on the National Forest Estate (Target – 3,454 kM3obs +/- 5%).

  • Manage within the Annual Subsidy Limit (Target – £21.7 million).  

Indicators:

  • Percentage of woodland on the National Forest Estate managed using Low Impact Silvicultural Systems (Target – NA).

  • Percentage of broadleaf woodland on the National Forest Estate (Target – 10%).

  • Area of broadleaved woodland on the National Forest Estate where timber production is a significant management objective (Target – NA).

  • Area of native woodland on the National Forest Estate (Target – NA).

  • Area of priority open habitats managed on the National Forest Estate (Target – NA).

  • Area of PAWS on the National Forest Estate with a commitment to restoration under long-term plans (Target – NA).

  • Forecast wood availability on the National Forest Estate (Target – 3600 kM3obs).

  • Number of day visits to the National Forest Estate (Target – 9.2 Million).

  • Percentage of forest users / day visitors satisfied with the provision of woodland recreation on the National Forest Estate (Target – 85%).

  • Area of the National Forest Estate within four kilometres of settlements of more than five hundred people (Target – NA).

  • Number of areas of the National Forest Estate sold or leased to the community under the National Forest Land Scheme (Target – NA).

  • Percentage reduction in carbon emissions from Forest Enterprise Scotland buildings (Target – 2%).

  • Percentage reduction in carbon emissions from Forest Enterprise Scotland administrative travel (Target – 2%).