The fifth edition of the SIMWOOD project newsletter is now available. This issue focuses on the project work in the two regions of France – Auergne and Grant Est. It also has a roundup of news and events form the other regions. SIMWOOD Newsletter Issue 5

The Grown in Britain (GiB) brand identifies wood that has been grown in Britain and which is assured as being from sustainable and legal sources.  It provides assurance that it’s from forests that are managed in accordance with the UK Government’s Forestry Standard and public procurement standard – the UK Timber Procurement Policy. A Northern […]

The Yorkshire Show Agricultural Society / Royal Forestry Society and the Forestry Commission are working in partnership to present the prestigious John Boddy Award. The award is intended for Forestry / Woodland / Agricultural Enterprises to celebrate innovation in approaches to getting Woods and Forests into active productive sustainable management in Yorkshire and the North […]

The fourth edition of the SIMWOOD project newsletter is now available. This issue focuses on two regions in-depth: Bavaria and Slovenia SIMWOOD Newsletter Issue 4

Woodland Creation Grant 2016

February 16, 2016

The Woodland Creation Grant available under Countryside Stewardship opens today, 16th February.  Forestry Commission Woodland Officers can conduct site visits from today so early submissions are encouraged.   The window is limited so applicants must work quickly to get their applications in. The maximum available grant per hectare for a woodland creation application is £6,800.  There […]

The SIMWOOD Mid-Term  Conference took place at  Kilkenny Castle and JFK  Memorial Park and  Arboretum,  Wexford, in  Ireland from 30  November  to 2 December. The event brought together over 70 forest-related  scientists and stakeholders from all over Europe, many of whom were Irish non-members of the SIMWOOD project. The conference highlighted that  SIMWOOD is  making […]