Rewilding – the Woodland Trust's position
This position statement sets out the Woodland Trust’s stance on rewilding which calls for large expanses of land to be set aside for nature.
It builds on the idea that natural processes should be left to take their course without deliberate intervention while restoring missing species and parts of the landscape to re-establish natural processes.
The paper explains how rewilding works and why it is important.Download PDF (1.49 MB)
Moving plants and animals for conservation - the Trust's position
The Woodland Trust's approach to managing its estate
Tree guards: our research into plastic-free alternatives
We've announced a bold new pledge in the war on waste: no more single-use plastic tree guards on our land from the end of 2021. The commitment puts us at the forefront of the movement to eradicate plastic from planting schemes UK-wide, and we are funding research to find viable alternatives.
The UK needs more trees. We plant millions of native trees every year, but planting is just one way to help the UK's woodlands expand. Allowing nature to take its course is also an effective and efficient method of getting more trees in the ground.Learn about the benefits