Back in September 2023 we announced our new approach to how we consult or seek advice and information on forestry proposals. This published statement set out how the Forestry Commission, on behalf of the Forestry Commissioners, will undertake consultation when …
Amanda Newsome, Biodiversity Net Gain advisor at the Forestry Commission, talks about the introduction of this ambitious new government policy and some of the benefits it can bring for England’s trees and woodlands.
Jonathan Tizzard, an Enforcement Investigator for the Forestry Commission, talks about the first ever Restocking Order after conviction as a Magistrates Court orders a landowner to replant a site of illegal felling.
During National Apprenticeship Week 2024, our panel of experts led a live Twitter/X chat to answer your questions about the Professional Forester Apprenticeship...
Bella Murfin and Naomi Matthiessen, job share directors for the Nature for Climate Fund Tree Programme in Defra, look back at the last 6 months delivering the government’s commitment to treble tree planting in England by the end of 2025.
Tristan O’Leary, Communications Lead for environmental mapping company Land App, talks about the EWCO Checker Tool, their new digital mapping tool to help boost woodland creation.
MacBradan Bones is a Woodland Officer for the Forestry Commission based in the East and East Midlands Area. He shares five tips on managing your woodland this Winter.
Hugh Dorrington has been involved in tree supply and woodland planting since 1980. In this blog, he discusses his experience with girdling at Bullens Wood.
Kate Tobin, our Nature Recovery Policy Advisor, talks about the importance of managing our woodlands to support nature recovery and increase wider benefits.
As the Woodland Access Implementation Plan is published Alison Hallas, Woodland Access Advisor at the Forestry Commission, sets out why public access to woodlands is so important.