The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

February 2019

Publication type:

Practical guidance



Ancient woodland restoration module 3 cover February 2019

This is the third module in our series on ancient woodland restoration. This practical guide focuses on the initial phase of restoration management: halting further decline.

Managers can consider:

  • features that are most at risk
  • the indications that suggest urgent intervention
  • an overview of the ‘first aid’ management techniques that could halt further decline
  • typical issues and limitations.
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