• 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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  • Excellent result for SCA’s work to protect relics in the forest

    SCA’s hard work to reduce damage caused by forest operations to ancient remains and cultural relics has delivered results. Over the past four years, there has been a significant drop in the percentage of damage, from 40% of damage to relics in total to 7.2% last year.

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  • SCA continues efforts to protect the ortolan bunting

    SCA has taken new steps to protect the extremely rare ortolan species. 200 hollows with exposed mineral soil in some clearcuts in Ångermanland will make it easier for the bunting to protect its nest and find food for its young.

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