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Family walking along a forest trail.
Bluebells at Silk Wood in Westonbirt
arge mature beach in a mixed woodland.
Bluebells at Silk Wood. Westonbirt Arboretum
Visitors enjoy spring at Westonbirt Arboretum
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.

England's woods and forests

Walking, cycling, kids days out, wildlife, and Live Music. Working and volunteering. Buying Timber. Business opportunities.

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.

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.

England's Woods & Forests

Visit our new web area to discover what you can do in our woods and forests. Find out how you can get involved or do business with us.

Keep it Clean

Keep it Clean
Join our campaign to protect England's woods and forests from pests and diseases.