The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

January 2017

Publication type:

Position statement



Ancient woodland position statement front cover, April 2017

There should be no further loss of ancient woodland. Ancient woods are irreplaceable; moreover they currently cover only 2% of the UK. That is simply not good enough.

This statement presents our view on ancient woodland across six key points. Further, it outlines six key actions we are committed to, in defending and making the case for ancient woodland. For wildlife. For people.

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