UK Government’s Countryside Stewardship (CS) is a scheme which provides financial incentives for farmers, woodland owners, foresters and land managers to look after and improve the environment.
The updated Woodland Creation and Maintenance grant opens on 9 February 2021.
The updated Woodland Creation and Maintenance grant opens on 9 February 2021. The payment rates for the grants have not changed, but the application process for the maintenance element of this grant is different.
If you want to create new woodland through Countryside Stewardship you can apply for this grant from 9 February 2021.
The aim of the scheme is look after and improve the environment by:
The scheme is:
For more information see https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/countryside-stewardship