Woodland creation schemes awarded £6m to create jobs and enhance climate sinks

Cecilia Keating
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A group of 12 forestry projects snap up share of funding from National Lottery Heritage Fund, just days after Defra announces plan to support five nature projects spanning nearly 100,000 hectares

Twelve woodland creation projects across England have snapped up a share of £6m from a fund that aims to create forestry jobs and improving public access to nature. Between £250,000 and £500,000 is...

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