British Woodlands Survey 2020

Thank you to the 1,055 stakeholders who took part in BWS2020, and to funders the Forestry Commission, and research partners Forest Research.


The 2020 survey was a repeat of BWS2015 providing a valuable record of changes over time. The report will be used by the Forestry and Climate Change Working Group to measure progress, and by policy makers across Britain to consider progress of the forestry sector in meeting the challenges of the climate emergency.

"This independent report, which we commissioned, highlights how important it is that we continue to nurture our woodlands."

Forestry Commission Chair, Sir William Worsley

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