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Tree Planting Grant Scheme

This year we are delighted to be launching our new Tree Planting Grant to encourage small scale tree planting in the National Park.

The aim of this grant is to enhance the tree cover within the National Park to support delivery of National Park Partnership Plan priorities and improve and enhance our natural capital for the benefit of people and wildlife.

The scheme is open to businesses, organisations, individuals and community or voluntary groups.

What we fund

The grant offers financial assistance (up to £1500) to plant individual trees or small areas of woodland that might not usually be eligible for other funding but will help to enhance:

  • Riparian habitats (habitats usually within 10m of a river)
  • Historic Gardens and Designed Landscapes, see locations here
  • Tree Preservation Orders and Conservation Areas, see locations here.
  • Public realm and delivery of public amenity benefits, such as locations by core paths, public roads and in areas of green space used by the public.
  • Tree integration into agricultural systems (Agroforestry), see Agroforestry Handbook here.

Applications will also be considered for other proposals that bring a biodiversity or landscape benefit.

More information on this can be found in the scheme guidance, which can be downloaded below.

Planting in single or multiple tree cages on river banks

How to apply

Applications will be assessed every 2 months. The closing dates for applications are 31 July, 30 September and 30 November. The scheme may close earlier if all funds have been committed.

Download the scheme guidance and application form below for more information and to apply for funding.

If you have any questions about this please contact landmanagement@lochlomond-trossachs.org or call 01389 722675.

For more information on our wider National Park Grant Scheme or other grant funding available, please visit our Grants & Funding page.

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