Find out about the woodland creation grant, agreement terms and payment rates.
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The woodland creation grant is a standalone capital grant under Countryside Stewardship. Farmers and other land managers can apply for a 2 year capital works programme to plant and protect young trees. If you’re eligible, a supporting maintenance grant of £200 per hectare for 10 years may also be available.
Apply for woodland creation funding for 2018 from 2 January to 16 February 2018. Read the 2018 manual on this page for guidance on making an application.
This manual provides information about the woodland creation 2018 grant scheme and agreement conditions.
See the main Countryside Stewardship page for more information about this scheme.
Woodland creation 2017 agreement holders should refer to the woodland creation grant manual 2017 for their agreement conditions.