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Forest for Our Future – Forest Expansion Scheme reopens

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Forest for Our Future – Forest Expansion Scheme reopens

The next stage of the Forests for our Future programme to plant 9,000 hectares of new woodland to help our environment and economy has been launched with the Forest Expansion Scheme reopened on 8 June 2020. This scheme aims to encourage and help landowners plant their own woodland during the 2020/21 planting season and successful applicants will receive up to 100% of eligible establishment costs and annual premia for a 10-year period.

The Forest Expansion Scheme for new woodland planting of 3 hectares and larger for the next planting season (2020/21) opened on 8 June 2020 and applications for the Scheme must be submitted to Forest Service by noon on Friday 28 August 2020.

Click here for application form and more information.

The Woodland Trust also offer support in applying for this grant.

Contact Michael Topping, Outreach Adviser for the Woodland Trust.
Mobile: 07990 567 014
Email: [email protected]

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