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Family walking along a forest trail.
Bluebells at Silk Wood in Westonbirt
arge mature beach in a mixed woodland.
Bluebells at Silk Wood. Westonbirt Arboretum
Visitors enjoy spring at Westonbirt Arboretum
We are the government department responsible for protecting, expanding and promoting the sustainable management of woodlands and increasing their value to society and the environment.

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Our core corporate content is moving to Gov.uk

Tree pests and diseases

Tree health, pests and diseases, biosecurity

Woodland creation

Woodland Carbon Fund, Woodland Creation Planning Grant, Countryside Stewardship, HS2 Woodland Fund

Policy, practice and guidance

Woodfuel, climate change, wildlife, community biomass, forestry policy, certification

Grants & regulations

Funding, woodland regulations, grant schemes, public register, felling.