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A secure future for our woodland resources

Theme 4


  • Woodlands and trees, especially ancient woodlands and veteran trees, protected from loss.
  • Integrated, strategic planning of woodland management.
  • The skills base needed to manage our woodlands.
  • Increasing public awareness about woodlands and their management.
  • The financial viability of woodland management secured.

Current Topic: Training

Completed Priority Topic: Regional Spatial Planning

This concentrated on informing regional planning policy about the intangible value of trees to communities and the need to protect existing and design new plantings within planning policy.  As a result of this, the Woodlands Policy NRM7 has been created included in the South East Plan.

Case Studies

 Mixed autumn woodlandSnow covered birch trees.
A secure future for our woodland resources