Help & Advice

Our main purpose is to provide free and impartial support to farmers, woodland owners and managers, community groups and timber businesses.

Staff are based across Wales, please contact us for advice and information about anything to do with trees, hedgerows woodlands and timber, including:

• Woodland management visits
• Felling licences
• Planting new woodland
• Sourcing timber click here for Welsh timber sawmills
• Sawing, drying and using timber
• Hedgerows and shelterbelts
• Trees and management for soil and water and flooding

 

Grants

Glastir Woodland Creation - The next window for applications will open on the 31st of July 2017. Please contact us for help and support or click here to visit the Glastir pages on the Welsh Government website.

 

Glastir Woodland Restoration – The next window for applications will open on the 5th of June 2017. Please contact us for help and support or click here to visit the Glastir pages on the Welsh Government website.


Glastir Small Grants The next window for Glastir small grants is expected to open in November 2017. Please contact us for further information or click here to visit the Welsh Government website.

 

 

Regulations

Felling licences

To visit the relevant pages on the Natural Resources Wales website click here

Tree Preservation Orders

Contact your local authority for details

EIA Regulations and Habitat and Species Licence

To visit the relevant pages on the Natural Resources Wales website click here 

 

For skills personal development and training...

 

Contact Farming Connect and...

Lais y Goedwig - community woodlands

Woodland Trust

Continuous Cover Forestry Group

Tir Coed - woodland based skills and training in West and Mid Wales

Royal Forestry Society

Confor - plantation forestry

Timber Research and Developement Association

MWMAC - practical professional training

Woodland Heritage

Contact us if you are interested in our softwood visual timber grading courses.