Forests and woodland


  1. Woodland management plans, woodland creation and tree health support: claim a payment

    Use this form to claim payment for a Countryside Stewardship woodland creation, woodland management plan or woodland tree health grant issued by the Forestry Commission.

  2. Apply for a phytosanitary certificate

    Apply for phytosanitary certificates from the Forestry Commission.

  3. Become a registered trader

    To import controlled timber, you or your agent or broker must be registered with the Forestry Commission as an approved forestry trader.

  4. Map request form: Forestry Commission

    Use this 2-page form to generate a standard map for inclusion in grant, funding and felling licence applications.

  5. Supplementary notice of operations within an SSSI

    Submit this form with grant aid and felling licence applications - for operations that might fall in a site of special scientific interest (SSSI).

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Countryside Productivity Scheme
  2. Tree felling licence: when you need to apply
  3. Find a specific tree pest or disease
  4. Woodland creation grant: Countryside Stewardship
  5. Apply online for a felling licence
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News and communications

Policy papers and consultations

  1. Tree and woodlands: introducing measures for felling street trees
  2. Chalara management plan
  3. Keepers of time: a statement of policy for England's ancient and native woodland
  4. UK statement on sustainable palm oil: final progress report
  5. Sustainable production of palm oil: UK statement
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Register of Interests - Forestry Commissioners
  2. First draft of the Agroforestry Review
  3. England Executive Board meeting, 16 July 2018, Bristol
  4. Forestry Commission gender pay gap report: Report for the year 2017-2018
  5. National Committee for England meeting, 19 April 2018, Bristol
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