Webinar: Woodland Carbon – Unlocking an Increasingly Valuable Income Stream

8 March 2024

9th May 2024

16:00 – 17:00

Join CarbonStore for an informative webinar to discuss the Woodland Carbon Code and the opportunities it offers farmers and landowners. Our expert team will outline the options when designing a woodland, the steps (and costs) involved to generate carbon credits and the total income from timber, grant funding and carbon which is achievable by planting trees on your land. CarbonStore aims to help farmers and landowners make the right choices for their land. 

David McCulloch is the Head of CarbonStore and will explain the choices you face when designing the optimal woodland. He will outline emerging trends in the market for carbon credits and help you maximise their value, and the options for securing timber income alongside carbon income Finally, he will detail the steps involved and the income achievable through woodland creation. 

Alex MacKinnon is CarbonStore’s Carbon Project Manager. Highly experienced with the Woodland Carbon Code’s technicalities, Alex will outline the steps you must follow to generate high integrity and increasingly valuable carbon credits. He will explain the various costs associated with the Woodland Carbon Code, the rules you will need to abide by and the responsibilities you take on when selling carbon credits. 

Chaired by Tilhill’s Business Development Director and Chartered Forester, Stuart Pearson, the webinar will also include a Q&A session for viewers to ask questions to our panel of experts live.  

About Our Speakers

David McCulloch, Head of CarbonStore: CarbonStore 

David McCulloch is Head of CarbonStore and has a BSc (Hons) in Accounting, Finance and Economics. He spent 16 years in the financial sector based in London and Tokyo, initially as an equity salesman and latterly as a corporate analyst. In 2018, opportunities within Tilhill enabled him to return home to Scotland and he has led CarbonStore’s growth since its establishment in early-2020

Alex MacKinnon, Carbon Project Manager: CarbonStore 

Alex joined Tilhill in 2015 on the graduate development programme and initially worked in Scotland with the Investment and Property team on acquisitions of new properties for our clients. He is now the Carbon Project Manager for CarbonStore. 

About Our Chair

Stuart Pearson, Business Development Director: Tilhill 

Stuart has worked in forestry for over 38 years and has a wide range of experience in the private sector, with several small management firms and as a self-employed consultant and spent one year with the Forestry Commission. All of which adds up to him bringing a well-rounded knowledge of the industry to Tilhill when he joined the company in 2003, after which he swiftly rose to the ranks to District Manager, Regional Manager and now Business Development Director. 

Who are CarbonStore?

In partnership with Tilhill, CarbonStore can help you deliver new woodland creation and woodland-based carbon mitigation projects in the UK that not only achieves the highest possible standards in carbon offsetting but also offers many widespread benefits which we can all enjoy.

Please contact David McCulloch, the head of CarbonStore, personally either by email (david.mcculloch@carbonstoreuk.com) or by phone (07500 950832).

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Pending Issuance Unit: A promise to deliver a Woodland Carbon Unit during a given period, based on the trees’ predicted growth Woodland Carbon Unit: A ton of carbon dioxide which has been sequestered in a scheme verified under the Woodland Carbon Code