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.
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.
Discover 11 ways to boost biodiversity through your woodland design.
Woodlands can inspire us with a sense of going back in time, to a simpler world, where nature was rich and dominant.
Now in its 2nd year, Bella Murfin and Naomi Matthiessen, job share Directors, reflect on the last 6 months of the Nature for Climate Fund Tree Programmein Defra.
Chris Watson, Forestry Commission Woodland Resilience Advisor, looks at the effects of prolonged hot and dry weather on trees and what you can do to help them survive.
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.
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.