Bella Murfin and Naomi Matthiessen, job share Directors for the Nature for Climate Fund Tree Programme in Defra, reflect on the last 6 months delivering the Government’s commitment to treble tree planting in England by the end of 2025.
Applications have opened for joining our Forestry Apprenticeship this September. Programme Manager Gareth offers advice for anyone considering applying and looks at how the current apprentices are getting on.
Barnaby Wylder is our Plant Health Forestry Lead in the North West of England. In this blog he reflects upon ten years of handling ash dieback cases, and what the future might hold for our ash trees.
Megan Shirley is the Forestry Commission's Forest Nurseries & Innovation Grants, Incentives Manager. Here she talks about the successful applicants from the 2022 Tree Production Innovation Funds. To reach our net-zero tree planting commitments, it’s vital that there are a …
Get your woodland in the best shape with our tips for the best management practices to carry out in winter.
Jack Clough is the Forestry Commission Grant Manager. Here he talks about the successful applicants from the 2022 Woods Into Management Forestry Innovation Funds. In the UK, it is often thought that woodlands should be left alone. However, much …
Due to launch again in early 2023, both the Local Authority Treescapes Fund (LATF) and the Urban Tree Challenge Fund (UTCF) are key components of the Government’s £750m Nature for Climate Fund.
Alec Rhodes is the Forestry Commission’s Head of Incentives Development and Compliance. In this blog post he looks at the work being done to improve the England Woodland Creation Offer application process.
In this guest blog from LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), read about the farmers incorporating trees into their farms to benefit their businesses, wildlife, community relationships, and climate change resilience.
It is not always possible to see tree pests and diseases and they spread easily in soil or organic material carried on footwear, clothing, and bike tyres. Some tree diseases need water to disperse, so the risk of these being spread increases when conditions are wet.
The UK Forestry Standard (UKFS) sets out criteria and guidance for the sustainable management of forests and woodlands in the UK. Here are the seven key factors you need to consider.