The woodland creation grant closed for applications on 31 March 2016.
The woodland creation grant is a standalone capital grant under Countryside Stewardship. Farmers and other land managers could apply for a 2 year works programme to plant and protect young trees. Subject to eligibility, a supporting maintenance grant of £200 per hectare for 10 years may also be available.
This manual provides information about how to apply for the woodland creation grant and agreement conditions.
See the main Countryside Stewardship page for more information.