The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

October 2014

Publication type:

Position statement



Aldouran Glen document cover

Translocation refers to the movement of materials (including soil) or species from areas of ancient woodland to a new site.

It is often presented as mitigation for loss of ancient woodland. This statement presents:

  • our view on ancient woodland and 'translocation' across seven key points
  • seven actions we are committed to, in consideration of our irreplaceable ancient woodland.
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