• SCA commences CCF collaboration with the Swedish Forest Agency

    SCA is setting aside trial sites in the Sörgraninge conservation park for continuous cover forestry (CCF). The trial sites are part of a collaboration between SCA and the Swedish Forest Agency and will be used for training and follow-up to provide more knowledge of CCF methods.

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  • SCA to experiment with planting sallow for an endangered flower

    There is plenty of pine and spruce at Bogrundet plant nursery, but now there is also a small amount of sallow seedlings growing in the laboratory. If all goes to plan, the sallow will be planted in SCA’s pasqueflower forest in Fåssjödal and assist in the survival of the rare pasqueflower.

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  • First seedling delivery for planting on SCA land in Latvia

    SCA’s seedling operation has now delivered 100,000 spruce seedlings for planting on SCA land in Latvia. The seedlings are frozen and delivered packaged in corrugated board boxes. “This is the first year that we have delivered boxed frozen seedlings,” says Peter Engblom of NorrPlant.

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  • Controlled burning beneficial for insects

    An inventory carried out by SCA at their conservation park in Sörgraninge in Ångermanland has revealed that controlled burns in pine forests are beneficial to many species of insects. In total, 326 species made up primarily of beetles, including 23 red-listed species, were discovered.

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  • SCA invests in fossil-free heating at Bogrundet nursery

    Fossil-free heating is to be installed at SCA’s Bogrundet nursery. The investment includes a large, environmentally-friendly heating system that will operate on pellets. SCA is also receiving a grant from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency’s Klimatklivet initiative to reduce its emissions of greenhouse gases.

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