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External Advice and Guidance

Tree Felling Licence: When you need to apply

The Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission controls tree felling by issuing felling licences.


Tree Preservation Orders and trees in conservation areas

Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government

This publication is written for tree owners, their neighbours and local community groups, and answers some of the most common questions about tree preservation procedures in England. It is for information only and you should consult a solicitor if you are unsure of your legal rights or obligations.


Practical techniques for surveying and monitoring squirrels

The Forestry Commission

This publication provides guidance on how to carry out a range of different surveys on squirrels. The document covers surveys of both red and grey squirrels and demonstrates a range of different methods.


Controling grey squirrels in forests and woodlands in the UK

The Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission produced this detailed publication for land owners to provide guidance on how to manage trees and woodland to reduce Squirrel Damage.