The Woodland Trust
The UK's leading woodland conservation charity
We're helping to plant trees, protect woods and inspire people to enjoy the nature on their doorstep. But we can't do it without you.
The Woodland Trust has 138 items in their collection
A New Northern Forest
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Policy paper, 22 February 2018, Woodland creation
The Northern Forest will cover an area of 13 million people. Woodland cover in this region is currently just 7.6%, well below Europe’s average. Our plan to plant 50 million trees will transform this landscape to make it more resilient, beautiful and prosperous.
Sustainable Land Management, Feb 2018
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Policy paper, 1 February 2018, Development and planning, Woodland management, Urban trees and woodland
How woods and trees can deliver public goods in Wales
Woodland Trust approach to conservation
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Policy paper, 9 January 2018, Woodland management, Biodiversity, conservation and wildlife
It’s vital that our approach to our conservation activities is consistent and widely understood across all of our work. This means in the woods we own, when we work with others, through our research, policy and campaigning and embedded in our volunteering, fundraising and communications.
London Environment Strategy Consultation – Response from the Woodland Trust
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Consultation response, 1 December 2017, Communities, Development and planning, Urban trees and woodland, Woodland management, Trees outside woods, Tree pests and diseases
Woodland Trust responds to key questions posed in the draft London Environment Strategy.
Planning for Ancient Woodland
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Practical guidance, 22 September 2017, Ancient woodland, Ancient trees, Ancient woodland restoration
Ancient woodland is an irreplaceable habitat, each one at least 400 years old. Yet an unacceptable number of ancient woodlands are currently under threat from development in England. This manual helps planners embed ancient woodland and aged and veteran trees into plan making and decision taking.
From PAWS to floors
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Case study, 19 September 2017, Ancient woodland restoration
Producing high quality wood products from ancient woodland restoration in North Wales.
Maximising the benefits of woods and trees
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Practical guidance, 16 August 2017, Urban trees and woodland, Woodland management
As the UK’s largest woodland conservation charity, we can help local authorities harness the potential of trees and woods.
Ecological benefits of TOWs
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Research report, 3 August 2017, Biodiversity, conservation and wildlife, Trees outside woods
Trees outside woods (TOWs), such as copses, hedgerows, scattered trees and orchards, make important contributions to the connectivity and ecological functioning of rural and urban landscapes.
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Position statement, 24 July 2017, Biodiversity, conservation and wildlife
It is far more practical, cost effective and beneficial to the environment to prevent a pest or disease epidemic than deal with the consequences of an outbreak.
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Position statement, 18 July 2017, Biodiversity, conservation and wildlife
Rewilding essentially involves a landscape scale approach to conservation that allows natural processes to take their course.