Contents

This is the contents list of the first draft of the Code.  This will change as part of the development of the Code and will be kept up to date.

1: INTRODUCTION

1.1Key Features of the Code
1.2Format of the code
1.4Management Techniques
1.5Training and Additional Guidance

2: MUIRBURN REGULATION

2.1Introduction
2.2Muirburn Season
2.3Management Standards

3: PROTECTED AREAS AND SPECIES

3.1Protected Areas
3.2Protected Species
3.3Sensitive Areas
3.1Fire Free Areas

4: PLANNING FOR MUIRBURN

4.1General considerations

5: BURNING

5.1Management by Fire
5.2Out of Season Licence for Muirburn
5.3Tenanted Land
5.4Burning Do’s and Don’ts
5.5Fire Behaviour and Effects
5.6Burning Plan
5.7Liaison with the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service (SFRS)
5.8Burning Equipment

6: CUTTING

6.1Introduction to Cutting
6.2Regulation of Cutting
6.3Other Guidance

7: GOOD PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

7.1Muirburn on Peatland
7.2Muirburn for Grazing Management
7.3Grouse Moor Management

8: FURTHER INFORMATION

8Contact details
9Additional Information