Woodland at Sennybridge [Copyright Finn Beales] Did you know we're right in the middle of Forest Week, and that the UK Defence Training Estate is made up of 20,000 hectares of woodland? To help celebrate Forest Week, Judith Peachey, Forestry …
Hello, I’m Judith Peachey, Forestry Harvesting and Arboriculture Manager at Landmarc Support Services. We work with DIO to manage land and facilities across the MOD’s 190,000 hectares of UK training estate, and my job has a focus on long term …
MOD land is held solely for the purpose of training the Armed Forces. Managing this land to enable the military to prepare for real-life situations is a crucial part of DIO’s role.
You may have seen the recent Guardian article about Friends of Earth calling for more trees to be planted to help reduce the impact of climate change.
We have at least 3 million ash trees across the MOD estate, so managing the tree disease ash dieback is a significant objective of our sustainable woodland management and long-term forest planning. Read on to find out more.
Did you know the MOD has foresters on staff? Given that the defence estate includes 18,000 hectares of woodland, its a vital job.