Forestry Commission Events

A calendar of online and face-to-face events, and details of shows and exhibitions we will be attending.

Applies to England


We attend a range of events to meet customers and give advice and guidance on planting woodland. We also hold face-to-face and online training events and webinars on specific grant schemes and areas of forestry, that we encourage people to sign up to in advance.

We’ll update this page regularly with new events.

Upcoming events

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Previous events

Event Date and time Details Recording
Incentives and Benefits of Woodland Creation – hosted by the Forestry Commission and Natural England 2 August 2022 The webinar is highlighting the incentives and benefits of woodland creation Watch the recording
Introduction to the Woodland Carbon Code and Woodland Carbon Guarantee 28 September 2022 This webinar explains more about the Woodland Carbon Code and Woodland Carbon Guarantee, and how they can enable forestry projects to secure extra income from the carbon they sequester Watch the recording
Seed Sourcing Grant webinar 11 October 2022 Megan Shirley, Forestry Commission Incentives Manager, and Clare Trivedi, Defra Plant Health Research & Development Manager, explain more about the Seed Sourcing Grant and the application process Watch the recording
Woodland Creation Incentives webinar 31 October 2022 The benefits of woodland creation and the financial incentives available, including the Woodland Creation Planning Grant, England Woodland Creation Offer and others Watch the recording

You can search our YouTube channel for previous recorded events.

Published 17 November 2022
Last updated 24 January 2023 + show all updates
  1. New events added for February and March 2023.

  2. First published.