Forestry Commission Consultation Hub

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.

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.

We Asked

All of the land covered by this management plan is now jointly managed by Natural England and the Forestry Commission– this ten year plan represents the first phase of this new partnership and a new and exciting phase in the history of the forest.

The public were asked to comment on this new plan

You Said

The majority of responses were broadly positive and welcomed this new approach to the management of the Wyre Forest.

Common features raised ranged from those to do with how Wyre Forest is used for recreation and the pressures it brings to the Forest to querries over habitat proposals outlined in the plan through to economics of the plan and resources required to make it happen.

We Did

Forestry Commission and Natural England have discussed the responses and amended the plan where appropriate.  The Forestry Commission are also begining a process of drawing up a recreational strategy for the Wyre although at the time of writing this the completion date is unknown.

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

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