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. Map request form: Forestry Commission

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

  4. Woodland Carbon Fund application form

    Use this form to apply for capital funding of woodland planting and protection measures, followed by a payment for establishment.

  5. 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.

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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. Apply online for a felling licence
  5. Woodland creation grant: Countryside Stewardship
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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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