Small Woods News

SWA commits to action, in pledge

16 Dec 2021

Small Woods has signed up to the Climate Change and Forestry Accord 2021. This 2021 Accord reaffirms and updates the principles of an accord first agreed in 2015


We've joined The Tree Council!

29 Nov 2021


Small Woods Association seeks consultant to complete brand refresh

5 Nov 2021

We are inviting submission of tenders for consultation services regarding completion of a brand refresh.


Exhibition of Rackham's work

11 Oct 2021

Oliver Rackham is the focus of an exhibition at the Green Wood Centre


The Small Woods ELM Test & Trial needs your help! Survey launched.

20 Jul 2021


Join this year's Big Butterfly Count

16 Jul 2021

Helping the Butterfly Conservation charity to assess the health of our environment simply by counting the amount and type of butterflies (and some day-flying moths) we see.


The England Trees Action Plan

18 May 2021

The England Trees Action Plan has been launched providing a coordinated approach to a raft of new measures which aim to boost tree planting and establishment.


Tree Health Policy Survey

15 Feb 2021

Help Shape Tree Health Policy. Sylva Foundation have launched the Tree health Policy Survey. If you manage trees in England, whether in an urban or rural setting and at any scale, from large woodlands through to individual trees, we want to hear your views on a range of potential tree health policies and interventions. This is a chance for you to help shape future support from government. The survey, hosted by Sylva Foundation, goes live on 15th February 2021 and will remain open for two weeks until 1st March 2021.


Forest Research Publications Survey

25 Jan 2021

Forest Research is carrying out a survey to collect stakeholder and user views on the range, content and fitness for purpose of the different types of technical publications published by the agency. Survey closes 5 March 2021.


Endangered Crafts Survey 2021

25 Jan 2021

Can you spare just 10 minutes of your time to help provide current data for the HCA Red List of Endangered Crafts 2021? From swill baskets to hurdles, many coppice and green wood crafts are classified as endangered on the Red List and our skills remain at threat. The Green Wood and Coppice Crafts Survey is being run in partnership with the Heritage Crafts Association (HCA), Small Woods and the National Coppice Federation.


Become a Member

Small Woods are the UK organisation for woodland owners, workers, supporters, and social foresters. We stand for living, sustainable woodlands alive with wildlife, people and work. Managed and used well, small woodlands are vital to thriving local economies, wildlife, and the health and wellbeing of local communities, as well as hugely valuable in the fight against climate change.

Become a Small Woods Member

Small Woods offer members a wide range of training, events and support designed to help you to make decisions about woodland management, whether you are managing it for wood fuel, timber, wildlife or recreation, or indeed a mixture.  We aim to help, whatever your motivation or stage of development.


AGM  and Skills Share 2021

Following the success of last year, we are once more holding our AGM and Skills Share online. Providing easy access to an exciting range of talks, workshops and demonstrations. Including, new for this year - we are inviting members to host Sunday morning woodland walks across the country for you to book into and attend! 

To find out more or book a place please follow this link.