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31 March 2019

Glastir Woodland Restoration Fund is Opening

Glastir Woodland Restoration The 7th Glastir Woodland Restoration (GWR) Expression of Interest Window will open on 01 April 2019 and close at midnight on 10 May 2019.  Applicants will need to ensure capital works can be completed by 31 March 2021 and claimed by 30 April 2021.  The Glastir Woodland Restoration Scheme enables...

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29 March 2019

New guidance for foresters on protecting water quality

Protecting the water environment during forest operations is the focus of a new Forestry Commission Practice Guide. Providing advice to forest managers, planners, practitioners and supervisors on how forest operations should be planned and managed to protect the water environment, the guide will help ensure that they comply with the UK...

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29 March 2019

Glastir Woodland Creation Scheme Opening for Bids

Glastir Woodland Creation Scheme The Glastir Woodland Creation Scheme which provides financial support for new planting and restoration of woodland will be open to bids from 1st April 2019. The scheme was created to increase the area of new woodlands in Wales by offering financial assistance for new tree planting. David Edwards,...

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28 March 2019

New edition of good practice guide to prevent diffuse pollution in forests

A 2nd edition of a hugely popular on-the-ground guide for forest workers has been released, to help protect Scotland’s rivers and streams from pollution. The pocket sized booklet called ‘Know the Rules’ conveys straightforward messages for all those who work in forests to protect water quality. It is accompanied by a...

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18 March 2019

The HS2 Woodland Fund is Back

Creating New Woodland Targeted grant funding will be available from March 2019 to March 2023 to support native woodland planting and restoration schemes within a 'green corridor' alongside the course of the railway in England. The HS2 Woodland Fund initially opened on a ‘first come, first served’ basis in February 2018, with...