Policy & influence
The Woodland Trust has welcomed a decision by Forest of Dean District Council to refuse plans for holiday accommodation that would have destroyed precious ancient woodland.
Felling has paused after the Woodland Trust and Trees for Cities presented evidence to Sheffield City Council questioning its tree felling assessment.
Woodland Trust calls for greater protection for our ancients as Gilwell Oak comes fifth in European Tree of the Year
The Gilwell Oak has come fifth in the European Tree of the Year contest.
Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to overhaul England’s planning policy that will afford ancient woodland far more robust protection.
Beccy Speight, the Chief Executive of the Woodland Trust, has given her response to the Government’s publication of the Command paper on agriculture.
Our ambitious new project will create a forest stretching from Liverpool to Hull, benefiting people and wildlife.
We've been in Parliament to launch our vision for a post-Brexit land use policy.
CLA Cymru Director, Rebecca Williams, Woodland Trust Director Wales, Jerry Langford and Confor Director, Martin Bishop have joined forces to say: “As the UK prepares to leave the European Union in March 2019, we see a real opportunity to make positive changes to the future of support for farming and the countryside”.
Mae Cyfarwyddwr CLA Cymru, Rebecca Williams, Cyfarwyddwr Coed Cadw, Jerry Langford a Chyfarwyddwr Confor, Martin Bishop yn ymuno i ddweud: "Wrth i'r DU baratoi i adael yr Undeb Ewropeaidd ym mis Mawrth 2019, rydym yn gweld cyfle go iawn i wneud newidiadau er gwell i ddyfodol cefnogaeth i amaethyddiaeth a chefn gwlad ".
We have joined forces with the CLA and Confor to call for an ambitious uplift in the area of woodland cover in the UK after Brexit.