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
English Woodland Creation Offer (EWCO)
Funding to create new woodland through the supply of trees and protection materials. Minimum total area size of 1 ha. Available grant fund capped at £8500/ha with ‘additional contribution’ payments on top. Tree=£1.60, Shelter £2.00 and deer fencing £9.00/m. As well as £300/ha for 10 years to help with the maintenance of the new woodland
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.
The Woodland Tree Health Grant
Funding towards the cost of replanting woodlands once diseased trees have been removed (typically Ash at the moment). Grant funds a tree in a shelter at £2.88 each.
Any land within 25miles of the HS2 line from London to Birmingham is eligible for grants for woodland management, 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 with the addition of top up payments for deer and squirrel control. Additionally capital items can be funded under this grant such as deer high seats, fences and field gates