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The first phase of the Forestry Commission’s new approach to consultation is live

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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 …

Growing strong: Defra’s Trees and Forestry Team reflect on the last 6 months

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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.

Thriving for the Future: Seizing the moment for trees, woods and forests

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We've published our new corporate strategy setting out how we will deliver, for the environment, for the economy and for society, Richard Stanford, Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, explains more.