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Timber production forecast

The pages linked opposite provide details of potential softwood timber availability from both Forestry Commission and private sector woodlands.

Forestry Commission production forecasts are currently published every 5 years. Timber sale volumes are produced yearly and represent our planned sale quantity for the specified financial year.

2011 Forecast

These publications take National Forest Inventory data and, together with Forestry Commission growth and yield models, provide forecasts of forest metrics such as:

  • standing volume
  • increment
  • softwood availability
Last updated: 28th February 2017