Engage with loggers to meet forestry ambitions, Wales told

Wales must significantly increase the rate at which it plants new trees to improve the environment and decrease reliance on timber imports, according to a National Assembly committee report.

Commercial forestry could help Wales meet its woodland goals. Photograph: David Martyn Hughes/123RFThe Welsh government should work with commercial logging interests to help it plant enough trees to meet its woodland strategy, according to a committee of the National Assembly for Wales.

It would help ameliorate the effects of climate change and makes Wales self sufficient in timber production.

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