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The benefits of woodland creation: Woods and Carbon

Read how woodland creation can capture carbon, and how it can help your business.

Applies to England


The benefits of woodland creation: Woods and Carbon

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The Woodland Carbon Code (WCC) is the quality assurance standard for UK-based woodland creation projects hoping to create carbon offsets and is internationally recognised for its high values for sustainable forestry and carbon management.

Published 18 January 2023
Last updated 3110 JanuaryJuly 2024 + show all updates
  1. Updated PDF and HTML versions of the factsheet: to include the April 2024 changes to the Woodland Carbon Guarantee process and reflect carbon unit values.

  2. The section 'Forestry Commission grants' has been updated with the latest information on grants.

  3. First published.