South Yorkshire Forest Partnership
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South Yorkshire has the makings of a vitally important green network of productive natural assets, inspiring places and diverse environments. The Green Infrastructure Strategy presents a new vision for South Yorkshire’s green network. It provides a framework for a programme
VALUE is a European partnership project aiming to demonstrate the economic value of GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE in cities and regions.
MP4 is a European partnership project that focuses on innovative approaches for planning and designing, maintaining and using private and public open spaces.
Since its launch in 2002, this project has been driving the development of a wood energy cluster in South Yorkshire. The initiative has been instrumental in creating a complete, sustainable supply and demand chain and convincing local authorities in the
Led by the South Yorkshire Forest this groundbreaking project brings partners from NW Europe together to demonstrate and quantify the link between landscape improvements and investment through a number of test sites. The resulting body of information will influence planning
The Wood & Woodlands team promote and support the important contribution of woodland to environment, wildlife, economy and community. The project supports woodland planting and management schemes, a network of local sustainable timber based industries as well as conservation, recreation
This five year programme seeks to reverse the decline of South Yorkshire’s unique network of ‘heritage woodlands’. The project aims to restore woodland management to benefit people and wildlife, improve access and interpret the history of the woods for the
The South Yorkshire Forest’s tree sponsorship scheme is a great way for individuals to contribute to the important work of increasing the region’s tree cover. Sponsors receive a certificate and an invite to a planting event. Pledge a tree for
The Gift that Grows has branched out for businesses looking to address corporate social responsibility. This flexible tree sponsorship scheme can be used to help balance carbon emissions, reward clients and staff or as a team building activity.
A community based initiative bringing green health activities to residents of the South Yorkshire Forest. The project will initially employ dedicated green health workers in parts of Barnsley where public health has suffered due to industrial decline.
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