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
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Visit a forest

What you can do in your local forest - walking, cycling, kids days out, wildlife, 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

Grants & regulations

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

Working with us

Current vacancies, consultations, timber sales, volunteering, learning

Policy, practice and guidance

Community forests, woodfuel, climate change, wildlife, forestry policy

Gruffalo's 15th anniversary celebrations

Venture into the deep dark wood from 11 April to 30 September and enjoy our Gruffalo themed trails and more!

Forest Live

Sign up and be the first to find out which music artists are playing in our seven unique forest settings in 2014.

Forest web shop

Beautifully crafted products inspired by the forest.