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.
Applies to England
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 Woodland management plan grant manual to understand:
- the aims and benefits of the grant
- who can apply
- how to apply
- requirements and conditions
How to apply
You can apply online using the Rural Payments service.
Use this guide to find out How to apply online for the Woodland Management Plan Grant.
If you cannot get online, you can apply using a Woodland Management Plan grant application form.
Use this How to apply for a Woodland Management Plan Grant guide to help you complete the form.
Woodland management plan agreements
If you have a Woodland management plan agreement that started before 9 February 2021, read information for agreement holders.
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