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Should landuse=forest be reserved only for where the woodland is actively harvested - if so, how can this be determined from the ground (especially with deciduous woodland, where there may be many years between harvests); What about copses?

asked 19 Jul '10, 13:16

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IMHO the definition on Map Features is very clear on this issue:-

Natural woodland (trees). Only for completely unmanaged/wild ares. For forests that are owned or managed by someone, use landuse=forest instead.

I am not aware of any woods in the UK that are not owned or managed by someone and as such should be tagged landuse=forest

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answered 17 Jul '11, 13:01

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