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Children playing in autumn leaves
Bedgebury Pinetum
Sweet chestnut leaves and fruit
People enjoying an autumn walk round Mallards Pike lake
Family enjoying a forest walk and playing in the autumn leaves
Japanese maples displaying stunning autumn colour on Pheasant Ride, Alice Holt Forest.
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

Community biomass guide

Community biomass guide
Our guide is aimed at communities which want to harness woodfuel for community energy or heating projects.

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.