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Enhanced environment and biodiversity

Theme 2 Large mature beach in a mixed woodland.  Wendover Wood. K South East England May 2008 spring


  • Woodlands enhancing and protecting the region's environment, together with safeguards for the heritage features within them.
  • Woodland habitats and species being maintained or bought into good ecological condition.

Priority Topic: Ancient Woodland

The FC’s English Woodlands Grant Scheme (ewgs) previously offered a Woodland Improvement Grant (WIG) of 80% to assist owners managing woodland designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) with a classification from Natural England as being in unfavourable condition.

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Enhanced environment and biodiversity