Guidance

Woodland management plan grant: Countryside Stewardship

Capital grant for farmers and land managers to produce a woodland management plan: find out about eligibility, the rules for the scheme and how to apply.

Guidance

Woodland management plan manual 2019

Read the Countryside Stewardship Woodland Management Plan leaflet (PDF, 1.52MB, 5 pages) for an overview of the grant.

Details

You can apply for this grant all year round.

The grant is for financial support to produce a woodland management plan that meets UK Forestry Standard requirements, using capital item PA3. Your plan must cover a minimum of 10 years.

Use the manual to understand:

  • the aims and benefits of the grant
  • who can apply
  • how to apply
  • requirements and conditions

Use How to apply online for a Woodland Management Plan Grant (PDF, 1.99MB, 47 pages) to help you make an online application.

You can apply:

If your agreement started between 1 April 2018 and 1 July 2019 read this manual.

If your agreement started between 1 January 2017 and 1 March 2018 read this manual.

Published 2 August 2019
Last updated 9 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added the Countryside Stewardship Woodland Management Plan leaflet
  2. Publication of updated Woodland Management Plan manual and How to apply online guide.
  3. First published.