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National Inventory of Woodland and Trees

The National Inventory of Woodland and Trees – the forerunner of the current National Forest Inventory – was carried out between 1990 and 2003. The results, presented as a series of inventory reports at a National and Regional level, are available from the menu on the left. An overall report for Great Britain can be downloaded below.

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Great Britain Inventory Report

The methodology for the National Inventory of Woodland and trees has been produced as a Research Report and is available to download below.

National inventory of woodland and trees (1995-99): methodology


A report of the management and biodiversity data collected during the survey but not included with the main statistics on woodland area was published in 2008.

Analysis of Management and Biodiversity Data

Last updated: 06/05/2014

What's of interest

The country reports come with fold-out A1 wall charts. The GB and country reports and the wall charts are available, free of charge, from Forestry Commission Publications