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Snow at Sherwood
Winter snow in Westonbirt arboretum
Autumn frost on acer palmatum dissectum. Westonbirt Arboretum Gloucestershire
We are the government department responsible for protecting, expanding and promoting the sustainable management of woodlands and increasing their value to society and the environment.

Visit a forest

What you can do in your local forest - walking, cycling, kids days out, wildlife, Live Music, learning in the forest, events and adventure.

Tree pests and diseases

Tree health, pests and diseases, biosecurity

Local advice and contacts

Local contact information, regulation advice and area boundaries, make a complaint

Grants & regulations

Funding, woodland regulations, grant schemes, public register, felling

Working with us

Current vacancies, tenders, forest plans, influencing decisions, volunteering, learning, consultations, timber sales, business opportunities

Policy, practice and guidance

Woodfuel, climate change, wildlife, community biomass, forestry policy, certification

Concerts in amazing forest locations

Concerts in amazing forest locations
Each summer, we host a series of special concerts in seven fabulous forest venues throughout England. Find out who's playing in 2016.

Grown In Britain

Grown In Britain
A national celebration of wood and the amazing places and people that bring this fantastic material into our lives.

Climate Change Accord

Climate Change Accord
Forestry organisations have agreed to take action to secure more resilient woodlands. Your views are sought in a national survey about resilience.