Decision details

Tree Planting and Bio-Diversity Management

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes





A     The tree planting programme for winter 2021/22 as set out in Appendix A is approved with a commitment to develop a medium term (3 – 5 years) tree planting strategy by March 2022 which is then reviewed on an annual basis.


B     The approach to woodland management as set out in Appendix B is agreed.


C     The approach to grassland management as set out in Appendix C is agreed including the increase in wildflower planting from four strips in 2021 to a minimum of eight in 2022 with the final locations to be agreed by the Portfolio Holder for Environment.


D     Cabinet agree to end the use of single use plastics in all of its tree planting and bio-diversity work with effect from the 2022/23 winter programme.

Report author: Andrew Bramidge

Publication date: 05/11/2021

Date of decision: 04/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 04/11/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/11/2021

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