Wild deer, especially native species, are an important and valued part of our natural heritage, but current levels pose risks to our woodlands. Find out more about the impacts of deer and the deer management strategy being developed.
When you look closely, moths are beautiful, diverse and fascinating in their colours, patterns, size and behaviour. There are around 2,500 species of moths in the British Isles. Many of these are fully or partly dependent on trees and woodland.
As we face the possibility of an insufficient supply of Oak for planting, find out how considering a more diverse mix of tree species can bring value to woodlands.
Forestry Commission teams will be attending the following events during August. Come along to speak with us about our work and how you can get involved. Why not share your visit to our stand on Twitter? Don't forget tag us …
Neil Riddle is Forestry Commission's Head of Natural Environment. Here, he discusses our work with Natural England on the new trees and peat guidance.
Alexandra Jenks, Forestry Commission Woodland Officer for South East and London, shares how planting trees and creating woodland can help our waterways.
Find out about the new Woodland Creation Accelerator Fund. For upper-tier local authorities it provides revenue support for new staff needed to accelerate plans for tree and woodland planting.
Matt Holden is the Devon Beaver Project Lead for Devon Wildlife Trust. In this guest blog he introduces the work of Devon Wildlife Trust on beaver reintroduction in Devon.
Defra, Forestry Commission, Natural England and the Woodland Trust have come together to refresh the Keepers of Time policy. Find out why now and what's new.
Michael Rogers is Head of Conservation at Eden Rivers Trust. In this guest blog, Michael looks at how trees can benefit our watercourses, and shares experiences from the Croglin Valley in Cumbria to show the importance of planting the right tree in the right place.