Woodland is a valuable resource within the borough, and ancient woodland in particular is a habitat of major importance to nature conservation. It plays host to a number of protected or notable species and is a key feature of the landscape character and historic fabric of the borough.
Trees and hedgerows provide habitat for many species of mammals, birds, and insects. Whilst all wildlife is important, some species are legally protected, including nesting birds and bats.
Find out more about trees and woodland management within TWBC.
The Council is working in partnership with Town and Parish Council’s and ‘Friend’s’ groups to take part in the Queen’s Green Canopy. This is a unique tree planting initiative to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022.
We will provide 700 trees for free and 70 specimen trees at a subsidised rate. Our partners will be identifying suitable locations and we will provide information on planting and after care.
Find more about the scheme from one of our latest news items ‘Queens Green Canopy’