The South West Scotland Team are based in Locharbriggs, Dumfries. Headed up by Robert Herbert, District Manager, who has over 33 years’ experience in the industry. His diverse team consists of a broad mix of individuals, each of them with a passion for forestry and the environment we work in. Together they manage approximately 40,000 ha of predominantly commercial woodland for a range of clients. Providing specialist skills such as preparation of forest plans and production forecasts, digital mapping and surveying, protection and maintenance of young trees including professional deer management as well as the establishment of restocking and new woodland creation. Each person brings a special skill set with them and, like the rest of Tilhill, have a balanced mix of older, more experienced people, as well as new graduates, fresh from taking their forestry or related qualifications.