The Woodland Planning Grant
Funding to prepare a 10 year Woodland Management Plan which can lead the way into further grant funding such as the Woodland Improvement Grant. Minimum total woodland size is 3ha, with a flat rate of £1000. Total woodland sizes over 50ha attract a further £20/ha
The Woodland Creation Grant
Funding to create new woodland through the supply of trees and protection materials. Minimum total area size of 3ha, unless being planted for water quality improvement then 1ha minimum. Available grant fund capped at £6800/ha. Tree=£1.28, Shelter £1.60 and deer fencing £7.20/m.
The Woodland Creation Carbon Grant
The Woodland Creation Carbon Grant provides you with the option to sell captured CO2 through new woodland planting.
Offers vary depending on species, area and planned work. Each case would need to be calculated on an individual basis in order to give estimated returns.
Any land within 25miles of the HS2 line from London to Birmingham is eligible for grant funding for either woodland creation or PAWS (Planting on Ancient Woodland Site) restoration. Payments are capped at £8500/ha for woodland creation and £4000 for PAWS restoration
The Woodland Improvement and Capital Items Grant.
Funding towards improving the biodiversity of your woodland. Grant paid at £100/ha for 5 years. Prescriptions include Coppicing, Thinning, Ride management, Deer and squirrel control. Additionally capital items can be funded under this grant such as deer high seats, fences and field gates