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Ramblings of a (would be) Volunteer Ranger - Part 1!


Carla Robinson, Administration Officer with the National Forest Company, talks about why she was drawn to be a ranger on the National Forest Way.

Snowdrop signature


You know those email signatures we all create for a little extra promotion? We donít usually expect to receive compliments on our sign-offs, but for February we chose a stunning image of winter snowdrops at Dimminsdale Nature reserve, and itís getting a great reaction.

The National Forest Wood Fair in the rain

The National Forest Wood Fair in the rain

It was a blessing it hadnít rained in the night. But 6am arrived and the first spots started. I bravely tweeted ďCome and walk the National Forest Way in the dry!Ē - referring to the miniature version of the route we had laid out in the shelter of our marquee - and set off to the site.

May is a beautiful time to walk the newest long distance trail in England!

May Blossom Large

I finally finished walking the trail last weekend. As Media Relations Officer I like to know what Iím talking about and I wanted to get a feel for the trail as a whole.

A pooping blog

Dog mess sign

"I'd like to be an Astronaut." When I gave this response to the careers advisor at school, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had a lot to answer for.