Guidance and case studies
To assist government, local authorities and other decision makers, we offer practical solutions and guidance on best practice for a range of tree and woodland related issues.
Trees for people
Economic value of trees
Woodland indicators by parliamentary constituency
A research report comparing parliamentary constituencies on percentage woodland cover, accessible woodland figures and threats to woodland from development.
Urban woods and trees
Healthy trees, healthy places: the benefits of trees and woodland in urban environments
Greening the concrete jungle: the importance of urban trees and woods
Trees or turf? Best value in managing urban green space
Trees in towns: managing water quality with trees and woodland
Trees improve urban air quality
London Environment Strategy Consultation - response from the Woodland Trust
Planning and residential developments
Planners' manual for ancient woodland and veteran trees
Practical guidance for planners on embedding ancient woodland and veteran trees in decision making, recognising their value, and avoiding damage from development.
Residential developments and trees: a guide for planners and developers
Local authority tree strategies - suggested policy to meet statutory biodiversity obligations
Maximising the benefits of woods and trees for local authorities
Impacts of nearby development on ancient woodland
Impacts of nearby development on ancient woodland - addendum
Sustainable land management with trees and woods