Forest levels booming as UK woodland returns to highest level in more than 250 years

Telegraph: The amount of woodland in the UK now stands at 11,200 miles, 11.8 per cent of the total land area. The growth, attributed in part to a boom in individuals branching out into forestry because of tax breaks, was greeted with cautious optimism by woodland historians. So much new forest is being planted that some areas could even reach the 15 per cent of woodland recorded in England by the Doomsday Book in 1086, the figures suggest. But experts warned that Britain still had ......

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