Woodland Creation Grants

Understand the benefits and application processes when considering the English Woodland Creation Offer to plant trees on your farm.

This workshop takes you through a step by step guide to help you to understand the advantages and application processes when considering planting trees on your farm as part of a diversification plan.

The many holistic environmental benefits of woodland creation will be highlighted such as increased biodiversity, flood alleviation, soil stabilisation enhanced water quality and carbon capture as well as mitigating pollution and improving air quality.

Information to online calculators will be shared to help you to measure the positive environmental impacts of tree planting schemes.

The workshop will be broken down into three sections:

  • Section One of the workshop will look at an overview of the financial incentives.
  • Section Two will look at revenue opportunities and feature a case study to demonstrate in practical terms the opportunities.
  • Section Three then takes you through the practical steps of the grant process itself, followed by a Q&A session.


About Thrive X

The Thrive X service  has been fully-funded by the European Development Fund to allow us to offer you 12 hours of free business support through a range of one-to-one advice and workshops with expert advisors and speakers.

Please note that there are a couple of online forms you will need to complete in order to attend our workshops. This is a requirement of the funding of the Thrive service and enables us to provide this support to you for free! Links to the forms will be emailed to you when you register but you can also find them here.


Important Information


To be eligible to attend this free workshop you need to be based in Devon or Somerset (excluding Torridge, North Devon, North Somerset & BaNES). If you are unsure, you can check by entering your postcode into the Government Council Checker.

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The Heart of the South West Growth Hub Service for All is receiving up to £781,965 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The accountable body for this programme is Devon County Council.


Aug 23 2022


6:30 pm - 9:30 pm