Policy & influence
Ancient woodlands in Hereford are getting a stay of execution after a decision to pause all work on two bypasses.
One year on from strengthened protection in England, local planners are still failing to safeguard the ancient woodland that changes were meant to protect.
Sheffield City Council has been heavily criticised by the Forestry Commission for its mass felling of trees. Read our response.
Tree planting statistics released today show the scale of the challenge in meeting the Government's net zero emissions target, says the Woodland Trust.
We've welcomed Government's commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Read our response here.
The Woodland Trust has welcomed the Government’s Ash Research Strategy announced yesterday (6 June 2019) to tackle the cocktail of threats facing the UK’s ash trees.
The Woodland Trust has welcomed calls by more than 40 local councils to stop advance site clearance for HS2.
The Committee on Climate Change’s report published today outlines the stark increase in woodland expansion needed to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
The Ancient Woodland Inventory for England is to get a radical overhaul to enable changes in national planning policy to be properly implemented.