Consultation outcome

Developing a tree strategy for England

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

We received over 20,400 responses to this consultation. The report provides an analysis of this feedback.

The analysis has fed directly into the England Trees Action Plan, which:

  • provides the strategic framework for implementing the Nature for Climate Fund
  • outlines the measures we’ll take over this parliament and beyond to meet our long-term visions for trees, woodland and forestry

Detail of feedback received

We received 20,400 responses to this consultation. We’re considering these views and are working closely with key stakeholders to develop the England Tree Strategy. We expect to publish the summary of responses alongside the final Strategy in spring 2021.

Original consultation


We are seeking views across a wide range of topics on trees and forestry to help inform the development of an England tree strategy.

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Consultation description

We want to know your views on how we can:

  • increase tree planting and woodland creation
  • increase protection for trees and woodland
  • bring more woodland into management
  • maximize trees’ role in supporting the economy
  • engage more people with trees and woodlands

We will use these views to develop the England tree strategy. The strategy will provide a basis to support work on:

  • 25 Year Environment Plan commitments
  • nature recovery
  • clean growth
  • net zero goals to 2050
Published 19 June 2020
Last updated 18 May 2021 + show all updates
  1. We've added the analysis of consultation responses.

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