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NFI woodland ecological condition in Great Britain: Methodology


This detailed report explains how to assess the condition of a woodland based on characteristics such as the age distribution of trees, damage by herbivores, presence of invasive species, number of native tree and shrub species, ground flora, dead wood, tree health, and the area of open space within the woodland. To access the report from the webpage link, scroll down the page and select the ‘NFI Woodland Ecological Condition Scoring Methodology’ document.


Guidance type/project stage

  • Monitoring and assessment


  • Woodland

Challenges addressed

  • Any challenges
  • Biodiversity

Source | National Forest Inventory

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