The English countryside

Our response to the government environmental land management (ELMS) consultation

Respond to this once-in-a-generation opportunity to enshrine better environmental stewardship into land management policy in the UK. The government have been running a public consultation on their proposal for the new Environmental Land Management System (ELMS), which will replace payments to farmers and other land managers now that Britain has left the European Union. The consultation is currently…

UK tree sector gathers to discuss how to achieve three billion new trees target

The Tree Council convened a Forum for Trees yesterday, Thursday 11 July, where the public, private and charity sectors discussed how the UK can meet ambitious new tree planting targets. Representatives from sectors spanning forestry, property development, infrastructure and government, as well as conservation charities, farmers and scientists gathered yesterday at a Forum for Trees at Lincoln’s Inn, London, to discuss how ambitious new tree planting targets of…