Info for Tree and woodland Owners

There is much information available to help owners and managers look after their trees and woodlands. Exmoor National Park Authority can help with providing advice on managing trees and woodlands, explain the regulations involved with felling and maintaining trees and assist with applying for grant aid.

Please click on the links below to find out more (all links open in a new window).

Forestry Commission grants

Felling Licences

Felling Licences for Hedge Laying

Tree Preservation Orders (TPO)

Conservation Areas

Laws and Regulations relating to tree work

Useful links

Here are several links to some external forestry websites:

Forestry Commission - The government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain's forests and woodlands. Here you will find a wealth of information on all tree related subjects, woodland grants as well as downloadable publications.

Arboricultural Association - The Association delivers professional standards and guidance on arboricultural best practice. This website allows you to search for arboricultural contractors and consultants approved by the Arboricultural Association as well as download publications on tree care.

Natural England - The government department responsible for protecting and advising on the natural environment in England. Information on wildlife habitats, farming, land management grants, climate change and research.

ConFor - The Confederation of Forest Industries (UK) Ltd. Established to help build the market for timber products and forest services.

Small Woods Association - An organisation to help promote sustainable woodland management in the UK particularly for small woodland owners.