Policy & influence
Agroforestry is about making the most of the land area through three dimensional farming. The deliberate integration of trees within agricultural crops and livestock is a win-win for food production and the natural environment.
Threatened changes in Welsh planning could jeopardise further our few remaining ancient woods and trees. Responding to this new additional threat to ancient trees and ancient woodland is of the utmost urgency.
This month, news on an ancient wood in Whitby and a couple of interesting applications with a wild side that threaten ancient woodland.
The Government’s recent agriculture command paper has signalled a move to using public money to provide public goods. But what does that actually mean?
The Woodland Trust has played a key part in influencing the Scottish Forestry Bill, making it bolder, better, and helping secure the future of Scotland’s woods and trees. (Photo: John MacPherson/WTML)
A deeper look at the wider implications of the National Planning Policy Framework proposals for the environment.