Detailed guide: Woodland management plan grant: Countryside Stewardship

Forestry Commission

February 13
15:37 2020


Woodland management plan manual 2019


You can apply for this grant all year round.

The grant is for financial support to produce a woodland management plan that meets UK Forestry Standard requirements, using capital item PA3. Your plan must cover a minimum of 10 years.

Use the manual to understand:

  • the aims and benefits of the grant
  • who can apply
  • how to apply
  • requirements and conditions

Use How to apply online for a Woodland Management Plan Grant (PDF, 3.12MB, 47 pages) to help you make an online application.

Read the Countryside Stewardship: Woodland Management Plan leaflet (PDF, 1.45MB, 5 pages) for an overview of the grant.

You can apply:

If your agreement started between 1 April 2018 and 1 July 2019 read this manual.

If your agreement started between 1 January 2017 and 1 March 2018 read this manual.

Published 2 August 2019
Last updated 13 February 2020 +show all updates
  1. Publication of WMP leaflet.

  2. Publication of How to apply guidance, v2.0; and removal of WMP leaflet.

  3. Added the Countryside Stewardship Woodland Management Plan leaflet

  4. Publication of updated Woodland Management Plan manual and How to apply online guide.

  5. First published.

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