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England's Woods & Forests
We are soon to launch our new website for the public forests in England. Take an early look at the beta site


Sitka spruce foliage with oak and ash leaves.

For the latest forest research and information that can help you with your studies, or to find out about working with us, have a look at the information below

Careers in the forestry sector

Think working in forestry is all about bearded men and chainsaws? Think again.

Find out about the Forestry Commission’s apprenticeship scheme, graduate development programme and latest vacancies here.

Visit the Royal Forestry Society’s careers guide here, and find out about their Future Foresters programme here.

Volunteer for your forests and woods

From mountain bike trail building to planting trees we have exciting volunteering opportunities across England.

Forest Plans

Find out how our strategies guide forest management locally, have your say and help to inform future plans for your forest.

Pests and diseases

Top threats, plant health, timber import and export, biosecurity

Sustainable forestry

UK Forestry standard, climate change, Woodland Carbon Code

Research into forestry

Forestry science and innovation strategy, current programmes

Tree name trail

Follow our tree identification guide

Last updated: 11th October 2017

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.