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9 November 2021 — Guidance
Get support to create woodland using the England Woodland Creation Offer.
21 September 2021 — News story
Consultation launched to inform new Plant Biosecurity Strategy for Great Britain.
2 September 2021 — Blog post
Woodland Resilience Officer Emily Fensom looks at what a changing climate could have on the future of our trees and woodlands.
7 January 2021 — News story
This update provides details on the Forestry Commission’s working practices during the coronavirus outbreak.
23 March 2021 — Guidance
Use this guide to apply for a licence to fell growing trees using our Felling Licence Online service
10 November 2021 — Press release
Legislation will improve air and water quality, tackle waste, increase recycling, halt the decline of species, and improve our natural environment.
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The Forestry Commission increases the value of woodlands to society and the environment.
Forestry Commission is a non-ministerial department, supported by 2 agencies and public bodies.
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