Forest plan resources



Design Techniques for Forest Management Planning

This Practice Guide provides a step-by-step guide to the design techniques used in the forest management planning process.


Guidance Note: The Provision of Archaeological Information and Advice in Scotland to meet the UKFS

This document outlines the type of archaeological survey which may be required to meet the UK Forestry Standard Forests and Historic Environment guidelines.


Long Term Forest Plans: Applicant's Guidance

This document provides introductory information on Long Term Forest Plans, and outlines how to prepare and layout the plan.


Management Plan Guidance

This document provides additonal information and guidance on completing a management plan.


Management Plan Template (with thinning)

This document is a template for creating a management plan where it is proposed that thinning will be undertaken.


Management Plan Template (without thinning)

This document is a template for creating a management plan where no thinning is proposed to be undertaken.


Progress and Compliance Report

Progress and Compliance Report Forest Plan - 5 Year Review


Progress and Compliance WIAT

Progress and Compliance ReportManagement Plan/WIAT Urban Woodland Management Plan 5 Year Review Template.


User Guidance for Entry of Forecasting Data

This document is for use alongside the production forecast spreadsheet and provides guidance on how the spreadsheet should be completed.


WIAT Plan Template

This ten-year management plan template is designed for woodlands that are being funded under the Forestry Grant Scheme (FGS) Woodland Improvement Grant (WIG) Woods In and Around Towns (WIAT) Urban Woodland Management Plan Grant.


Woodfield Long Term Forest Plan

This document is an example of a Long Term Forest Plan for Woodfield Estate.