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NorthwoodsWoodchips for Woodfuel, West Midlands Conservancy

Northwoods [external link] is a major woodland initiative providing support to forestry and woodland businesses in the North East. It is supported by the Forestry Commission and the other organisations that form a steering group. Promoting and developing woodfuel is a major area of activity. This includes:

  • Ignite training courses
  • Newfuels (Woodfuel Producer Group)
  • Newheat (Bioenergy Information Service)

In addition Northwoods provide training for farmers and woodland owners through their Woods Work package of training courses and run the Northumberland Fire Group. Northwoods are hosted by Rural Development Initiatives [external link].