This briefing summarises key facts and information about woodlands in Wales. It outlines the extent of woodlands and woodland ownership in Wales, and rates of planting and restocking. It also describes the economic contribution of the forestry sector, the importance of woodlands for the environment in Wales, standards for forest management, and the tree diseases currently affecting Welsh woodlands.
New Publication: Woodlands in Wales: a quick guide (PDF, 516KB)
National Assembly for Wales Research Service.