This is what it looks like after a large number of conifers have been felled and removed for their softwood (Tan-y-Bwlch, Gwynedd). Non-native species still account for around one-half of the woodland area in Wales. However, Woodland (all types of trees) area has increased in the UK and is now 13.3%.

Source: Forestry Facts & Figures 2022 – A summary of statistics about woodland and forestry in the UK (Link opens in a New Tab)

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