Forest Plan July 2020

Long-Term Forest Plans are due for renewal at Birse Community Trust for Commonty Pinewoods, Balfour and Slewdrum forests. The community is asked to consider the projects and raise any issues which you see as being […]

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Other Scopes

The Trustees continue to work with BTCo over the management of Slewdrum and Balfour Forests, in particular looking at ways to improve access including creating a new track in Balfour. We are also working with […]

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The Water Mills

The Trust continues to maintain the 3 water Mills in Finzean. We have hosted several  visits to the Mills, including a local photography club and an archaeology society, and took part in the Aberdeenshire Open Doors […]

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The Forest of Birse Commonty

BCT holds a number of  historic rights on behalf of the community, over the Commonty in the Forest of Birse. In particular, BCT is responsible for the management of forestry on the North Hill area […]

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The Old School Project

This was the main project for the Trust in 2019, looking at options for the buildings in the Finzean Old School complex which require a major renovation in order to enable the Trust to make […]

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