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Urban Woodland Management Guide 4: Tree planting and woodland creation

Guidance on the issues that need to be considered when drawing up a plan of action to plant trees and create woods in towns and cities.

Year of Publication2003

A resource for managers creating or managing urban woods, based on the Trust’s many years’ experience of managing such sites across the UK - written by experienced urban woodland site managers.Topics covered include:- Selection of the site- Public consultation- Site design- Public access- Species choice- Ground preparation- Planting techniques and stocking density- Maintenance and establishment- Planting to year five- Year five onwards- Costs- Financing the project - Community events- Press and public relations

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Conservation charity dedicated to the protection of our native woodland heritage

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