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The partnership work together to deliver the agreed Business Action Plan for the Forest. The business action plan has agreed short term targets for the first three years(2004-2006) of the Forest and long term targets for the Forest to achieve by 2013. The partnership is currently reviewing the achievements so far, and will devise a new set of short term targets from this review.

The targets are:

2004-2013:

  • 475 hectares of new woodland planting
  • 50 hectares of small scale DUN land reclamation
  • 1 000 000 locally native trees planted
  • 120 000 trees planted by schools and local communities
  • 400 hectares of under managed and neglected woodland transformed into community woodland
  • Creation of an urban arboretum in each district linked by a Pennine Edge Forest Trail
  • 1000 hectares of transformed business landscapes, priority neighbourhood and transport corridor
  • 1000 hectares of strategic river valley regenerated
  • 2 new woodland based Local Nature Reserves
  • A community tree nursery in each district
  • 25km of new and improved recreational access and green commuting routes
  • 1500 hectares of woodland branded and managed as “Woodland Welcome” sites
  • A Forest Education and Interpretation Centre and a connected network of key sites and facilities
  • Every school to have the opportunity to plant a tree in their local environment
  • 300 people with basic woodland skills or vocational traning qualifications attained to increase their job prospects
  • 1000 events celebrating the Forest landscape

2004-2006 targets:

  • 50ha of new woodland planting
  • 0ha of DUN land reclamation
  • Planting 100 000 locally native trees
  • Planting 20 000 trees with schools and local communities
  • Regenerating 75 hectares of under managed and neglected woodland into community woodland
  • Transforming 20 hectares of business landscapes, priority neighbourhood and transport corridor
  • Regenerating 75 hectares of strategic river valley
  • Establishing 1 new woodland Local Nature Reserve
  • Creating a new community tree nursery
  • Creating and improving 3km of recreational access and green commuting routes
  • Branding 200 hectares of woodland as “Woodland Welcome” sites
  • Giving 40% of all PEF schools the opportunity to plant a tree in their local environment
  • Providing training for 50 residents and land managers in basic woodland skills to enhance local environmental care and resources
  • 120 events to celebrate the Forest landscape
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