Find out about eligibility and requirements for the woodland creation - maintenance payments option.
£200 per hectare (ha)
This option lasts for 10 years, instead of the standard 5 years for the grant scheme.
Available for Higher Tier and Woodland Creation Grant
The capital item TE4 - Supply and plant tree must be used with this option.
On land owned by public authorities; this includes land owned by the state, the Crown, county councils, district councils, and local authorities.
It will help create woodland that:
Agreement holders are likely to need to:
The agreement will set out what must not be done. It is likely successful applicants will not be allowed to:
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them on request:
The detailed requirements for this option will be tailored to the Higher Tier site. Applicants should discuss and agree these requirements with their adviser.
Agreement holders will need to carry out maintenance so that the woodland is fully established by year 10.
See the Higher Tier manual to find out more about the scheme and how to apply.
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