Information about the Welsh forest industry and our management of the Welsh Government Woodland Estate.
Welsh Government Woodland Estate
Find out about the woodlands we manage and how the they benefit Wales.
Buy timber from the Welsh Government Woodland Estate using our online auction service or through contracts.
Information on the harvesting, timber haulage and powerline management contracts available on the Welsh Government Woodland Estate.
Tree felling and other regulations
We issue tree felling licences to help protect the woodlands of Wales from indiscriminate felling. Find out if you need a licence, and how to apply.
New woodland creation
Find out why we need more trees and what support is available to create new woodland.
Guidance for woodland owners and managers on achieving sustainable forest management.
Woodlands and the environment
Guidance on the management of woodlands for the benefit of the environment.
Tree health and biosecurity
Find out about current and potential threats to the health of trees in Wales, what we are doing to combat them, and how you can help.
Planning for the Future
How to make woodlands more resilient using different tree species and silvicultural systems.
Climate change and woodlands
Find out how woodlands and trees contribute to reducing Wales' carbon footprint, and how they need to adapt to the changing climate.
Research on forestry
Forestry research supports effective responses to the challenges that society faces.
Using and enjoying woodlands
Find information about places to go, and our Woodlands and You land access scheme
Glastir Woodland scheme
Find out about Welsh Government’s Glastir Woodland scheme and our roles and responsibilities.
We are working on developing new maps for displaying our environmental data, including forestry and woodlands maps for Wales. These should be available for you to use soon.