Working with brands, businesses and organisations

Tree Planting? --- Woodland Creation? --- Woodland Management?

Want to put something back?

We work with local businesses who want to invest in the woodlands of Cumbria and maybe even get their hands

Up To £28,900 per Hectare for Woodland Creation

The Forestry Commission has updated the payments for the England Woodland Creation Offer (EWCO).

The maximum available for capital works remains the same at £10,200, the rates for individual items

Mentoring Opportunity - Apply Now!

Cumbria Woodlands is excited to announce the opportunity for one mentoring/shadowing position with our Woodland Futures team and our partners the Lake District Foundation, based in Cumbria.


Getting Started in Continuous Cover Forestry

Continuous Cover Forestry? Regenerative Forestry? Close to Nature Forestry? Low Impact Silviculture? Alternatives to Clear Fell?

Whichever one of these names you use for it, we’ve created a free

Updates to Woodland Management Grants

By now you may have seen the changes to SFI (Sustainable Farming Incentive) and CS (Countryside Stewardship) that were released following the Oxford Farming Conference (if not see the link below).

Cumbria Community Forest Webinar

Join Cumbria Woodlands and Raise as we find out all about the Cumbria Community Forest and how it could benefit you, your organisation and your local area.

Raise is the home of the Cumbria Community

Case Study: Storm Damage – An opportunity for decaying wood

Site- High Rigg Brown and Low Rigg Brown Area- 8.23ha (part of woodland in a wider estate) Objectives- Enhance Biodiversity, and increase habitat. Years in management- Decades (exact timescales

EVENT- Introduction To Short Rotation Coppice

An Introduction to short rotation coppice – come and explore all aspects of short rotation coppice including; growing, managing, harvesting and the end market opportunities.

This free session is

EVENT- Cannerheugh Open Day - Keeping Stock Outside Longer

After visiting Nic and Renno’s farm in the summer to learn how they have implemented a rotational grazing system supported by trees and hedges we thought we’d go back and see them at a less

What Could Wide Hedges Do For You?

A wide hedge in the North Pennines-

Words and photos- Nic Renison

Late in 2018 whilst walking and talking through our fields with our mate and tree guru, Pete Leeson from the Woodland Trust, we got

How can data improve woodland management? (Webinar)

How can data improve woodland management?

Join Cumbria Woodlands and Cumbria Biodiversity Data Centre for a webinar all about the advantages of recording and sharing species information.

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Canopy Learning Wins RFS Award

The RFS Education and Learning Excellence Award recognises those who increase awareness, understanding and skills related to the environment, particularly forestry.

Congratulations go to gold

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