Summary of the review process to produce the 5th edition of the UK Forestry Standard (October 2023)
The UK Forestry Standard (UKFS) is the technical standard for forestry across the UK, designed to help deliver sustainable forest management.
A new (5th) edition of the UKFS has been published following a comprehensive review process.
This new edition is the basis for forestry regulation and monitoring in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and has been endorsed by all governments in the UK.
UKFS webpage - UKFS review project summary report [PDF 3].pdf