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Countryside Stewardship: woodland creation grant manual 2018

Find out about the woodland creation grant, agreement terms and payment rates.

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Countryside Stewardship: woodland creation grant manual 2018

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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.

Send completed applications to:
Natural England Technical Services, PO Box 380, Crewe, CW1 6YH
Tel: 0208 026 1805
Don’t send to your local office as stated in the manual.

Read the 2018 manual on this page for guidance on making an application 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.

Published 18 September 2017
Last updated 3 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Send applications for woodland creation grant to Natural England's Crewe office, not your local office.
  2. First published.