Forestry Commission Consultation Hub - Have Your Say!

The Forestry Commission is at the heart of the real progress being made in protecting, improving and expanding our woodlands and forests, and enhancing local communities and economy.

We’re impartial experts working to enable landowners, businesses and local communities to make the most of their woods and forests. But we can’t achieve this on our own so this online consultation tool enables us to hear your views on a range of national and local topics that matter to you. 

Here you will find the latest topics that the Forestry Commission is consulting on - Have Your Say!

We Asked, You Said, We Did

Below are some of the issues we have recently consulted on and their outcomes.

Tamar Valley Forest Plan

We Asked:

The consultation for the Tamar Valley Forest Plan has now concluded. Revisions have been made accordingly and the Plan has now been submitted to Forest Services for further conusltatin and approval.

You Said:

The Forest Plan recieved comments from a few individuals. Below is the digital copy of the Plan revised in light of comments. Viewers may be interested to look at Appendix 4 which clearly indicates consultee comments and Forestry Commission responses.
 

We Did:

Tamar Forest Plan

Dartmoor Forest Plan

We Asked:

This consultation for the Dartmoor Forest Plan has now concluded. Revisions have been made accordingly and the Plan has now been submitted to Forest Services for further consultation and approval. Those wishing to make further comments should do so via the 'Public Register' before 19th July 2016.

You Said:

The Forest Plan recieved a number of comments from a variety of organisations and individuals. Below is the digital copy of the Plan revised in light of comments. Viewers may be interested to look at Appendix 4 which clearly indicates consultee comments and Forestry Commission responses.

We Did:

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Part 4

Part 5

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3

Appendix 4

Stoke Park Bike Jumps

We Asked:
Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement: "The existing mountain bike facility is a positive use of the forest." Do you feel the bike jump facilities are a well-used facility in Stoke Park?
You Said:
74% strongly agreed and 15% strongly disagreed that the existing mountain bike facility is a positive use of the forest. 79% agreed and 21% disagreed that the bike jump facilities are a well-used facility in Stoke Park.
We Did:
Following the consultation results we will be to inviting those that expressed an interest in managing Stoke Park Bike Jumps to meet with the Forestry Commission to discuss what would be involved and required if this facility is to be formalised. Those that have expressed an interest via the consultation will be contacted directly.

During the consultation process, we ask for your feedback, you tell us and then we make positive changes. Public participation is key to our work. See what happens with We Asked, You Said, We Did.