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Tree planting and woodland creation for farms

A brief description of how an increase in native trees and woods can play a vital role supporting productive agriculture and helping farms adapt to climate change, whilst providing a range of benefits to society as a whole.

Year of Publication2010

The factsheet describes the number of compelling reasons for farmers and landowners to increase native tree cover in terms of:- Adapting farming systems to climate change- Mitigating Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions- Improved environmental performance- Improving sporting opportunities- Generating income- Wildlife conservation

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greenhouse gassporting opportunitieswildlife conservationagricommonclimate changeghg
Organisation Logo for Woodland Trust

Conservation charity dedicated to the protection of our native woodland heritage

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