Policy paper

When to convert woods and forests to open habitat in England (March 2010)

Policy on increasing open habitats so we have more diverse landscapes, making species better able to accommodate flexibly to a shifting climate.

Applies to England



This document covers:

  • summary
  • what is this about?
  • what this policy covers
  • aims, objectives, and outcomes
  • delivering this policy - mechanisms, framework for decision making, managing the rate of conversion, standards, local involvement, monitoring and evaluation
  • next steps
  • conclusion
Published 26 March 2010