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.