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Community and urban woodlands

Community woodlands and forests are those which have been established and managed in a way that is sustainable and beneficial to the landscape, the local people, biodiversity and the economy in both the short and long term.

Warren Woods Hazel Coppice Cut On 2 Year Rotation Web 

Farm woodlands, often linked by green corridors of hedges, have benefits to farm economics (helped by high prices and demand for woodfuel) and for biodiversity,

Urban Woods may be small but play an important role in the streets, parks, housing estates and environments they are located.

The case studies featured here focus on the Excellence in Forestry Community and Urban  Woodlands Awards  winners:

2017: Warley Woods, Smethwick, West Widlands

2016: Churwell Enviornmental Volunteers

2016: Bramhall and Carr Woods

2015 Warren Woods, Bodfari, Wales 

2013 Northwoods Forest Hills, Knowsley

2013 The Woodlands, Clayton le Moors