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Correspondence: eAlert: 16 September 2021   forestry education funding opportunities

Correspondence: eAlert: 16 September 2021 forestry education funding opportunities

In this special edition of the Forest Commission eAlert, we are sharing some of the current education funding opportunities that can benefit the forestry sector.

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Guidance: Tree Production Innovation Fund

Guidance: Tree Production Innovation Fund

Innovation fund supporting nurseries to increase and diversify domestic tree supply.

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Guidance: Urban Tree Challenge Fund

Guidance: Urban Tree Challenge Fund

Find out what’s involved and how to apply for funding to support the planting and establishment of standard trees in urban and peri-urban areas in England.

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Guidance: Marketing forest reproductive material for forestry purposes

Guidance: Marketing forest reproductive material for forestry purposes

How to market forest reproductive material (FRM) for forestry purposes, including regulations, registration, master certificates and licences.

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Guidance: Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot: summary of advice

Guidance: Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot: summary of advice

An introduction to the advice available for farmers doing the actions from the standards.

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Guidance: Tree health news

Guidance: Tree health news

Tree health news is a quarterly newsletter with updates and insight on tree health. The Forestry Commission issues these newsletters by email.

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Form: England Woodland Creation Offer application form

Form: England Woodland Creation Offer application form

Use the guidance and forms below to apply for funding to create woodland under the England Woodland Creation Offer (EWCO) for 2021.

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Guidance: Farm woodland standard of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Guidance: Farm woodland standard of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Find out about the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot standard for farm woodland, what land is eligible and how much you can get paid.

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Guidance: Farm woodland standard of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Guidance: Farm woodland standard of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Find out about the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot standard for farm woodland, what land is eligible and how much you can get paid.

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Correspondence: eAlert: 31 August 2021   Tree Health Pilot launches

Correspondence: eAlert: 31 August 2021 Tree Health Pilot launches

Read about our exciting new Tree Health Pilot and apply for the Tree Production Innovation Fund.

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Guidance: Farm woodland standard of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Guidance: Farm woodland standard of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Find out about the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot standard for farm woodland, what land is eligible and how much you can get paid.

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Transparency data: 2021 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

Transparency data: 2021 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

View the monthly list of Forestry Commission spending (above £500) on the GPC – for transactions made in 2021.

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Correspondence: Climate change and forestry: position statement

Correspondence: Climate change and forestry: position statement

Read the Forestry Commission's statement on planting resilient trees in response to the climate emergency and get practical advice for landowners.

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Transparency data: Forestry Commission spend over £25,000 (2021)

Transparency data: Forestry Commission spend over £25,000 (2021)

As part of the government’s commitment to improve transparency, the Forestry Commission publishes all its expenditure invoices over £25,000.

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Press release: New Tree Health pilot to protect trees from pests and diseases

Press release: New Tree Health pilot to protect trees from pests and diseases

The Forestry Commission has opened expressions of interest to pilot a new scheme to protect trees from pests and diseases in England.

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Guidance: Maintain new trees after restocking

Guidance: Maintain new trees after restocking

Find out how land managers can look after newly planted trees in areas where there’s been restocking due to pests and disease.

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Guidance: Fell diseased trees

Guidance: Fell diseased trees

Find out how to fell diseased trees to slow the spread of certain tree pests and diseases and to protect the wider treescape – what to do if you get a statutory plant health notice (SPHN) asking you to fell larch, sweet chestnut or spruce.

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Guidance: Fell diseased trees

Guidance: Fell diseased trees

Find out how to fell diseased trees to slow the spread of certain tree pests and diseases and to protect the wider treescape – what to do if you get a statutory plant health notice (SPHN) asking you to fell larch, sweet chestnut or spruce.

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Guidance: Kill diseased trees by using chemicals

Guidance: Kill diseased trees by using chemicals

Find out how to kill trees on site using chemical treatments to prevent the spread of pests and diseases.

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Guidance: Tree health pilot scheme

Guidance: Tree health pilot scheme

Find out how you can take part in a pilot to help slow the spread of pests and diseases in trees.

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Guidance: Replace trees after felling due to pests and diseases

Guidance: Replace trees after felling due to pests and diseases

Find out how to restock trees in an area where you’ve had to remove trees because of pests or disease and how to check that new trees are planted successfully.

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Guidance: Larger eight toothed European spruce bark beetle (Ips typographus)

Guidance: Larger eight toothed European spruce bark beetle (Ips typographus)

Information about the larger eight-toothed European spruce bark beetle, including how to report sightings.

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Guidance: Maintain new trees after restocking

Guidance: Maintain new trees after restocking

Find out how land managers can look after newly planted trees in areas where there’s been restocking due to pests and disease.

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Guidance: Farm woodland standard of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Guidance: Farm woodland standard of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Find out about the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot standard for farm woodland, what land is eligible and how much you can get paid.

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Correspondence: eAlert: 19 August 2021 Landscape Recovery scheme pilot

Correspondence: eAlert: 19 August 2021   Landscape Recovery scheme pilot

Information on how to take part in the new Landscape Recovery scheme pilot and an opportunity to feedback on Defra's advice and guidance.

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Guidance: Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot: summary of advice

Guidance: Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot: summary of advice

An introduction to the advice available for farmers doing the actions from the standards.

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Guidance: Use the Forestry Commission map browser and Land Information Search

Guidance: Use the Forestry Commission map browser and Land Information Search

Find woodland agreements, felling licences and other designations or features on any chosen area of land in England.

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Guidance: Use the Forestry Commission map browser and Land Information Search

Guidance: Use the Forestry Commission map browser and Land Information Search

Find woodland agreements, felling licences and other designations or features on any chosen area of land in England.

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Guidance: How biosecurity can prevent the introduction and spread of tree pests and diseases

Guidance: How biosecurity can prevent the introduction and spread of tree pests and diseases

Find out what you can do to prevent tree pests and diseases from establishing and spreading.

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Official Statistics: Forestry Commission Key Performance Indicators: Headline Performance Update at 30 June 2021

Official Statistics: Forestry Commission Key Performance Indicators: Headline Performance Update at 30 June 2021

Quarterly report on the Forestry Commission's six headline key performance indicators (KPIs)

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Guidance: Farm woodland standard of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Guidance: Farm woodland standard of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Find out about the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot standard for farm woodland, what land is eligible and how much you can get paid.

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Guidance: Can I move my project from an existing woodland creation scheme to the England Woodland Creation Offer?: operations note 54

Guidance: Can I move my project from an existing woodland creation scheme to the England Woodland Creation Offer?: operations note 54

This Operations Note explains the eligibility criteria that determine when the holders of existing grant agreements for woodland creation can apply to the England Woodland Creation Offer (EWCO).

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Guidance: Farm woodland standard

Guidance: Farm woodland standard

Find out about the standard for farm woodland, what land is eligible and how much you can get paid.

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Guidance: Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot: summary of advice

Guidance: Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot: summary of advice

An introduction to the advice available for farmers doing the actions from the standards.

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Guidance: Guidance on cultivation and UKFS compliance for application in England: operations note 53

Guidance: Guidance on cultivation and UKFS compliance for application in England: operations note 53

Guidance to help ensure cultivation for afforestation meets the minumum requirements of UKFS and ensures storage, sequestration and capture of CO2 is adequately addressed.

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Transparency data: 2021 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

Transparency data: 2021 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

View the monthly list of Forestry Commission spending (above £500) on the GPC – for transactions made in 2021.

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Guidance: How to benefit species and habitats biodiversity in your woodland

Guidance: How to benefit species and habitats biodiversity in your woodland

Find out about priority habitats and species, the value of ancient and native woodland and when it's appropriate to remove trees to restore open habitats.

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Guidance: Mid Tier and Wildlife Offers: Countryside Stewardship

Guidance: Mid Tier and Wildlife Offers: Countryside Stewardship

Read the manual and guidance to help you apply for a Mid Tier multi-year (including Water Capital item) and Wildlife Offers agreement starting on 1 January 2022

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Guidance: Wildlife Offers: Countryside Stewardship

Guidance: Wildlife Offers: Countryside Stewardship

Offers to help farmers and land managers protect wildlife and preserve the natural environment: find out about funding and their benefits.

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Official Statistics: Public Opinion of Forestry 2021: UK and England

Official Statistics: Public Opinion of Forestry 2021: UK and England

Results from a public opinion survey of adults across the UK on a range of forestry issues.

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Official Statistics: Public Opinion of Forestry 2021: Wales

Official Statistics: Public Opinion of Forestry 2021: Wales

Results from a public opinion survey of adults in Wales on a range of forestry issues.

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Official Statistics: Public Opinion of Forestry 2021: Scotland

Official Statistics: Public Opinion of Forestry 2021: Scotland

Results from a public opinion survey of adults in Scotland on a range of forestry issues.

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Official Statistics: Public Opinion of Forestry 2021: UK and England

Official Statistics: Public Opinion of Forestry 2021: UK and England

Results from a public opinion survey of adults across the UK on a range of forestry issues.

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Guidance: Larger eight toothed European spruce bark beetle (Ips typographus)

Guidance: Larger eight toothed European spruce bark beetle (Ips typographus)

Information about the larger eight-toothed European spruce bark beetle, including how to report sightings.

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Transparency data: 2021 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

Transparency data: 2021 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

View the monthly list of Forestry Commission spending (above £500) on the GPC – for transactions made in 2021.

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