Supporting woodland owners and forestry innovators

The Northwoods Innovation Programme has been established to accelerate innovative approaches and technology to stimulate practical action in unmanaged and undermanaged woodlands, as well as improve biodiversity and sustainability.

Welcome to the Northwoods Forestry Sector Support Programme

Northwoods is hosted and managed by Reheat, joined by a consortium of industry experts, with collective expertise in forestry, woodland management and encouraging the growth and development of the forestry workforce through training, business support and the creation of new markets for forest products.

Read more about our projects and stakeholders.

Discover more about our core funded projects, case studies and members of the Northwoods consortium.

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Upcoming Event

We hosting multiple, online and in-person events per year based on our programmes. Delivered by our forestry experts, we always ensure they are welcoming and of high value to participants.

Tree and Timber Measurement and Marketing

Tree and Timber Measurement and Marketing

This course is designed to teach the woodland owner or manager to understand the volume assessment of single or stands of trees.

Introduction to Woodland Management

Introduction to Woodland Management (managing to the UK Forestry Standard)

This course covers the topics of managing woods and for what purpose, management planning, forest ecology, woodlands and water, the impacts of climate change, crop assessment, felling trees, harvesting and extraction, biosecurity and regulations.

Wildlife Management with Wild Track Pro

Wildlife Management with Wild Track Pro

Join our free webinar for an introduction to and live demonstration of Wild Track Pro


‘Very interesting and useful discussion. Great format. Very accessible.’
Chris, Woodland Owner
Northwoods attendee, Northumberland
'It really gave me the overview I needed’
Woodland Manager
Webinar Attendee
‘We are thrilled to have launched this cutting-edge functionality’
‘The myForest Team is thrilled to have launched this cutting-edge functionality, enabling users to take the work they’ve done in myForest out into the field with them.’
George Dennison, Sylva Foundation
Northwoods Innovation Programme project
'We are delighted to be providing support for this project’
The Forestry Commission are delighted to be providing support for this project which will enable woodland owners of all types to overcome barriers to management.
Jack Clough, Forestry Commission
Northwoods Innovation Programme funding body

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