Creating New Woodlands

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Choosing the Location

Never plant trees on any site with existing biodiversity value such as species rich grassland, wetland or heath. Also consider the archaeological and historical value of the site.

Avoid interfering with other campus management objectives. You should check that:

Connect and extend existing woodland. This will create a mixed age structure, encourage existing woodland species to expand into the new areas and generally increase the biodiversity value of the woodland.