The Welsh Government in 2020 announced their commitment to the National Forest for Wales with a focus on:
- New woodland creation
- Restoring and maintaining Wales’ irreplaceable ancient woodlands
The aim is to form a connected network of woodlands throughout Wales. Bringing all the social, economic and environmental benefits.
The new managed woodlands created for the National Forest will:
- Provide spaces for leisure and nature
- Capture and store carbon
- Provide timber – a truly sustainable resource for construction
Tilhill actively engaged as a stakeholder to help with the long term commitment, spanning many decades to find the best ways of helping to deliver the National forest.
Tilhill already has a number of sites that form part of the Wales National Forest some offering evidence of providing one of the last remaining bastions for Red Squirrels and a habitat for Pine Martin, Goshawks, Nightjars and Black Grouse which are all important European Protected Species.