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A view from the Forest

A view from the Forest

Simon West, new Head of Forestry at the National Forest Company, reflects about the first couple of months in his new job and how the Forest is looking.

"See you in another ten years!"

Worm, definitely

As we approach the 20th anniversary of the National Forest Company (we'll be popping the odd cork on 1 April 2015) our recent tree planting event had many memorable moments. Poignant,even.

Calke Explore!

Calke Explore

Calke Explore! at the National Trust’s Calke Abbey proved to be a big hit this summer. The play space was a new woodland experience designed to get visitors outdoors and closer to nature.

The National Forest Wood Fair in the rain

The National Forest Wood Fair in the rain

It was a blessing it hadn’t rained in the night. But 6am arrived and the first spots started. I bravely tweeted “Come and walk the National Forest Way in the dry!” - referring to the miniature version of the route we had laid out in the shelter of our marquee - and set off to the site.