Monitoring

NB: For more details of the Operational Guidance Booklets (OGBs) mentioned below, and to order copies: Guidance for FC Staff.

1. Forest design plans will meet the requirements set out in Forest Enterprise Operational Guidance Book 36 – Forest Design Plans.

2. All forest plan contracts will be set up and managed by the operations teams in the relevant Forest Enterprise Scotland districts.

3. Contract compliance will be measured against Forest Enterprise Operational Guidance Book 3 – Contract Management.

4. Tree stocking compliance will be measured against Forest Enterprise Operational Guidance Book 4 – Plant Density; Right First Time.

5. Plant handling compliance will be measured against Forest Enterprise Operational Guidance Book 29 – Plant Handling.

6. Deer management will be according to Forest Enterprise Operational Guidance Book 5 – Deer Management.

7. Compliance on the use of chemicals will be monitored through Forest Enterprise Operational Guidance Book 15 – Chemicals in the forest.

8. Any new forest roads required in the lease area will be constructed as detailed in Forest Enterprise Operational Guidance Book 12 – Forest Roads.