Forest and Restoration consultations

The EU planning process is in full spate.

A Forest Strategy not a Forestry Strategy

In December 2020 Wild Europe contributed to two consultations: on EU Forest Strategy and Restoration Targets. 

At stake in determination of policy for the next decade are our fast-disappearing ecosystems and their wildlife. 

The State of Nature in the EU Report published in October by the Environment Agency provides a grim backdrop: species in freefall decline, majority of habitats in unfavourable condition, climate change accelerating and budgets pressurised by COVID.

The potential offered by rewilding, with its focus on non-intervention and cost-effective nature based solutions, has never been more important.

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