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



Currently there are two main Welsh government schemes supporting trees and woodlands


Glastir Woodland Creation / Restoration – New window opens on 30th August 2016 click here to visit the Glastir pages on the Welsh Government website

Glastir Small Grants closed 5th August 2016

for further information click here to visit the Welsh Government website



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 



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.

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    Training Course
    Visual strength grading of Welsh softwood...