Forestry Commission allows tree planting on priority bog habitat

The Forestry Commission has agreed to learn from its mistakes after it approved a scheme to convert 30 hectares of peatland to woodland without identifying the priority bog habitat on site, something it concedes might have led to a different outcome had it been known about at the time.

by James Agyepong-Parsons

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