Northwoods Innovation Programme

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

Innovation and active management for woodlands in the Northeast and Yorkshire.

The Northwoods Forestry Sector Support Programme supports and delivers projects that provide innovation and active management for forestry. Read on to discover more about this programme.

Northwoods has been established to support all types of woodland owners, including those from across the public, private and charity sectors – particularly those interested in bringing areas of unmanaged woodland back into management, or with an interest in forestry innovation.

Programme objectives Northwoods will use innovative approaches and technology across the forestry supply chain, markets, and ownership community to stimulate practical action in unmanaged and undermanaged woodlands. The programme will also improve the biodiversity and sustainability of woodlands in the Northeast and Yorkshire.

Northwoods provide an array of services over three years, including:

• Technology demonstrations (with access to woodland sites)

• Expert advice

• One-to-one innovation support

• Events, networking, webinars & seminars

Northwoods is delivered and managed by low-carbon, biomass and forestry consultancy, Reheat, joined by a consortium of industry experts, including: Sylva Foundation, Timber Auctions, RDI Associates, Martin Glynn FICFor and Green Business Finance.