***Winner*** Firstlight Award for Total Commitment to Sustainability
Peel Forest Estate is committed to implementing environmental and production systems while using innovative technique for the long-term benefits of the industry.
We have done extensive amenity plantings on the property, which provides a sheltered environment for sustainable productions and have a total commitment to mitigate negative environmental issues associated with farming activities.
Main points to consider regarding the environment at Peel Forest are:
- The impressive stream realignment and restoration of waterways; including extensive double fencing of waterways and conservation of wetlands, improving water and soil quality.
- The excellent use of genetics to increase production, improve the quality and marketable traits of deer throughout the deer industry and the total commitment to breeding resilience to Johne’s disease.
Environmental Challenges and Results
Example 1: Yards Before
Example 1: Yards After
Example 2: Goose Before
Example 2: Goose After
Example 3: Scotsburn School Before
Example 3: Scotsburn School After
Example 4: Lake Christine Before
Example 4: Lake Christine After
Example 5: Oven Before
Example 5: Oven After