Land owners and managers: follow best practice in managing their Wet Woodlands for wildlife; take up opportunities to restore or create Wet Woodlands.
Natural England: administers countryside stewardship grant schemes for woodland creation or improvement, tree health support, or for preparing woodland management plan.
Forestry Commission:licenses felling and approves woodland management plans; provides guidelines and sets conditions to protect biodiversity.
Woodland Trust: offers advice.
Environment Agency: assess areas in which woodland creation would reduce flood risk.
Barnsley Council as planning authority: sets conditions in planning applications to ensure that the biodiversity value of woodlands are maintained and enhanced; issues Tree Preservation Orders where appropriate.
Voluntary groups and volunteers: help with woodland management and planting; help with information about the condition of woodlands and provide records of wildlife.
Wet Woodland: Key objectives [see actions below]
What is being done