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Don’t let ancient woodland disappear…

When it comes to protecting irreplaceable, precious ancient woodland, we believe planning policy is as useless as a chocolate teapot.

Ancient woodland is not fully protected in the UK and more than 1,000 hectares have been destroyed in the last decade.

Over 500 ancient woods are under threat right now from planning applications for development including golf courses, campsites, roads, houses, sports facilities and car parks.

Recently, the Government ignored the chance to improve protection for ancient woodland: read our blog

We must change this situation.

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We constantly have to defend these precious places. Planning policy is meant to protect them. In our experience, it’s failing miserably.

In fact, It’s about as useless as a chocolate teapot.

We need better protection for all ancient woodland today. Before it’s too late!

General Election 2015 - get trees on the agenda

We believe aspiring MPs have a responsibility to act as stewards of trees and woods, to help protect and expand these valuable national assets for the future.

Be the voice trees and woods need in the general election debate - ask your candidates about their plans for the nation’s woodland, and make sure they understand trees and woods matter to you.

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