EWGS is now closed to any new applications - documents listed on this webpage are for reference only
Woodland Regeneration Grant (WRG) contributes to the costs of making changes to the composition of woodland within the normal cycle of felling and regeneration. The objective is to support an increase in the capacity for sustainable management through this process.
The Forestry Commission has updated WRG for 2014 to simplify grant rates which are currently only available for Plant Health WRG.
Eligibility and how to apply
You can apply online using our webforms service or by printing and completing the application form below.
For more information on eligibility, supplements for Pr infected woodland, grant rates and how to apply, please refer to EWGS 4 WRG Guidance
Application forms and guidance
Supplementary Notice of Operations in a SSSI (178kb)
For work in a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) only. Submit this form to us together with your grant application in order to apply for Natural England's consent for the work.
Additional sources of funding
In addition to EWGS, there are other funding sources:
- Environmental Stewardship (managed by Natural England) provides grants for environmental management, including woodland. For further guidance, please see
Funding for Farm Woodlands in England (183kb).
- Funding for aspects of economic and social investment for forestry purposes (e.g. machinery) is available via Defra http://rdpenetwork.defra.gov.uk/funding-sources