Consultation update for Lesmoir Land Management Plan


Forest Enterprise Scotland’s team in Aberdeenshire is inviting people to a drop in session next month (Tuesday 6th October 3pm - 7pm) to find out about and give their views on initial proposals for a recently acquired site near Rhynie. 

The 65 hectare Lesmoir site is located at the bottom of the well-known Tap O’Noth hill and is near Clashindarroch Forest, which is already managed by FES.

Antoine Le Pretre, for the Aberdeenshire team said;

“The land was purchased in 2011 to support the Scottish Government’s woodland expansion policy and we are now at the stage of producing a draft land management plan.

“In preparing our initial proposals we’ve examined the background information for the site and taken into account all the comments we received from our initial information gathering exercise.

“We are now looking for feedback and look forward to discussing our proposals and gathering views on how best to manage this site.”

The meeting will be held at 14 The Square, Rhynie but anyone looking to come along can view the proposals prior to the meeting via the Forestry Commission Scotland website from Monday 28 September 2015.

For further information, contact Antoine Le Pretre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or on 01466 794161 

Notes to editors

  1. Forestry Commission Scotland is part of the Scottish Government's Environment and Forestry Directorate.
  2. Forest Enterprise Scotland is an agency of Forestry Commission Scotland and manages the National Forest Estate on behalf of Scottish Ministers.
  3. Tha Coimisean na Coilltearachd Alba na phàirt de Bhuidheann-Stiùiridh na h-Àrainneachd is Coilltearachd aig Riaghaltas na h-Alba. Tha e an urra ri riaghladh agus cumail maoineachadh is comhairle ri coilltearachd ann an Alba. Tha Iomairt Choilltean na h-Alba na fo-bhuidheann aig Coimisean na Coilltearachd Alba a tha a’ ruith Oighreachd na Coille Nàiseanta.
  4. Media enquiries to Paul Munro, Forestry Commission Scotland press office, 0300 067 6507 / 07785 527590 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.