Forestry Commission publishes guidance on trees and woodland for planners


The Forestry Commission has published a new guidance document highlighting how the UK forestry standard can be used by planners in England when making decisions involving woodlands and forests. UKFS for Planners summarises legislation affecting trees and woodlands, clarifies the role of the Forestry Commission and local Planning Authorities and sets standards for woodland management/creation established within planning agreements.

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