Habitats: Woodland

Woodland management and restoration

Flora locale training and other events

Managing ancient woodlands for ground floraWed 10 May 2017,High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Managing woodlands for wildlife and sustainabilityWed 19 July 2017,Chippenham, Wiltshire
Woodland ground flora in new and established woods Mon 22 May 2017,Otley, West Yorkshire

If you would like to suggest a new training event for this topic then please let us know.

Flora locale publications, guidance & documents on this website

Ash dieback and related issues (tree planting & the plant trade)   Flora locale comment and information on ash dieback (first discovered in Britain in 2012), including links to relevant external websites.
Carbon accounting tools   (Compiled by Flora locale)
Creating woodlands naturally Advisory Note   (Flora locale, 2005) Printed copies available (email info@floralocale.org). Provides information on tree seeding and natural regeneration for woodland establishment.
Restoring ghyll woods Advisory Note   (Flora locale, 2005) Printed copies available (email info@floralocale.org)
Grazing, livestock & pastoralism   page on this website
The effect of provenance on the performance of hawthorn in hedges   (Jones, Hayes & Sackville-Hamilton, 2001)
UK National Ecosystem Assessment   A major analysis of the state of UK ecosystems, the benefits provided by the UK's natural heritage and options for the future.

If you have a suggestion for a document or guide that would be useful for this topic then please let us know.

Case Studies on Flora locale's website

Hagge Wood TrustNatural capital assessment of Hagge Wood Trust
Restoration of caer carreg y franRestoration of a listed monument to deciduous woodland, pasture & upland now grazed by native welsh mountain ponies.
Little Doward Woods Grazing for archaeologyThe management plan requires the restoration of the wood pasture system
Glen FinglasUpland wood pasture restoration
Brede High Woods, East SussexWoodland Trust project covering woodland management, heathland creation and conservation grazing
Black Brook Nature Reserve, StaffordshireRestoration of open habitats from former conifer plantation & woodland creation
Hayley Green Wood wildflower project, BerkshireRhodi clearance, wild flower propagation & introduction
Badock's Wood, BristolUrban greenspace community project (flower-rich grassland creation, woodland and more)
Darroch Wids, ClashindarrochRe-creation of native woodland

If you are aware of a project that would be a good Case Study for this topic then please let us know.

Ancient Woodland Inventory for England
Upland native woods. See Ch. 8, The Upland Management Handbook (on Natural England website)
Managing ancient and native woodland in England: A practice guide (Forestry Commission)
The potential for direct seeding of birch on restock sites (Forestry Commission)
Community Woodlands Association (Scotland)
Woodland management planning (Small Woods Association)
Community Woodlands Network (Woodland Trust)
Coppice: management, workers and products One-stop source of info on coppicing, products, workers. If you are a coppice worker you can register for free.
Thinning and felling (Woodland Trust Community Woodland Network)
Natural regeneration of broadleaved trees and shrubs (Forest Research)
Natural Regeneration in Broadleaved Woodlands: Deer browsing and the establishment of advance regeneration (Forestry Commission, 2000)
Conservation grazing in woodlands (Woodland Trust, 2012)
Woodland grazing toolbox (Forestry Commission Scotland)

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