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Skógálfar, Álfabrekka

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Organization
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Skógálfar ehf.
Location
Grímsnes og Grafningshreppur
Project type
Sequestration / Removal
Project status
validated
Methodology
FCC
Sector
Afforestation and reforestation

Location

Grímsnes og Grafningshreppur
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Lat=64° 7' 52.11" N

Lng=20° 43' 40.55" W

Project description

Afforestation on the farm Þóroddsstaðir based on different goals and species composition. On a 100 ha, area southwest of Apavatn on the farm Þóroddsstaðir, 6 ha of black cottonwood, 30 ha of Sitka spruce, 62 ha of lodgepole pine and 2 ha of downy birch are expected to be planted in 2022 in this scenario. The goal is to maximize carbon sequestration, improve hydrology, conserve soil and provide diverse habitat as well as improving the site for outdoor recreation and providing the possibility of future timber production. See: www.youtube.com/watch?v=2w9LgZBJWa8

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