Forest resource planning
View and comment on our proposed plans for the Woodland Estate.
Forest resource plans
The forest resource plan is a core management document used on the Welsh Government’s Woodland Estate. It lays out proposals for the future management of a woodland in accordance with current policy and practice.
These plans are far reaching, with a strong emphasis on delivering social, economic and environmental benefits, incorporating the ecosystem approach to land management.
The plans are approved for an initial period of ten years, with the period beyond (50+ years) being approved in outline. This allows for a review of the document and revision if necessary.
All plans include a long term vision for the woodland and form the framework for detailed work programmes to be developed.
Comment on our plans and proposals
The Welsh Government’s Woodland Estate is independently certified as sustainably managed under the UK Woodland Assurance Standard. Keeping people informed of management proposals affecting their local woodlands is an important part of maintaining this certification.
The importance of feedback
We gather the views from a range of different stakeholders during the development of a forest resource plan. This helps develop the plan and balance and prioritise the sometimes competing objectives.
Plans will be made available on this site for comment and once approved will remain available for viewing.
Below are the plans that have been approved to date.
South East Wales
Plans under development
Below are the plans that are currently under development we welcome any comments that you may have.
North East Wales
North West Wales
- Celyn and Llanfor
- Mawddach and Wnion Valley
- Rhyd y Main
South West Wales
- Brecon Beacons Central
- Brecon Beacons South
South East Wales
- Lower Rhondda Valley
- Swansea Valley
If you have any comments or feedback on Forest Resource Planning, you can contact the Forest Resource Planning team at firstname.lastname@example.org