Management of our woods
The Woodland Trust was built on the foundation of our woodland estate and, although we now deliver our charitable aims in a range of ways, the woods and open ground we manage remain an important part of what we do. Our new document ‘Management of our Woods’ outlines how and why we manage our sites.
We now own over 1,000 sites across the... more
Forests are finally saved for the nation
Caroline Spelman, the Environment Secretary, will formally pledge that the areas of woodland controlled by the Forestry Commission will not be sold off.
The decision follows public outcry over plans to sell off government-owned forests.
After a campaign led by this newspaper, Mrs Spelman perform... more
Experts to back public forests
Experts asked to examine the future of England's woodlands after the Government's failed forest sell-off bid are expected to back publicly-owned forests.
The Independent Panel on Forestry was formed last year by the Government, after a huge public outcry forced ministers to abandon an attempt to dispose of the entire... more