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Discover Britain Features The National Forest

Discover Britain features The National Forest

Travel writer Paul Bloomfield visited The National Forest and wrote about it for Discover Britain magazine. His fascinating feature uses images from the inspirational 2020VISION project.

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National Forest sponsor Reabrook completes woodland planting and looks to management

National Forest sponsor Reabrook welcomed over one hundred customers, colleagues, friends and families to the young woodland site it is developing with the National Forest Company, in Moira, Leicestershire – and invited them to help out with tree planting!

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The sound of chainsaws

Out and about in The National Forest at the weekend? If you're headed for your local woodland, don't panic if you hear the sound of chainsaws!.

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Latest news from Central Rivers Initiative

The National Forest Company is part of the Central Rivers Initiative, a partnership working to shape the restoration of the river valley between Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth, creating beautiful places where people can explore and enjoy water, landscape and wildlife.



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Wednesday, 19th March 2014

Appointments to the Board of the National Forest Company

Defra Minister, Dan Rogerson, has confirmed reappointments to the Board of the National Forest Company (NFC). Catherine Graham-Harrison OBE has been reappointed as Chair for a further two years from April 2014 whilst Roger Clarke has been reappointed as a Non-executive Director for a further two years. Both were appointed to the Board in April 2011 for a three year term of office.

Friday, 14th March 2014

News release: National Forest sponsor Reabrook completes woodland planting and looks to management

National Forest sponsor Reabrook welcomed over one hundred customers, colleagues, friends and families to the young woodland site it is developing with the National Forest Company, in Moira, Leicestershire - and invited them to help out with tree planting!

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Blog: Woodland Edge

Minorca Opencast Mine

A visit to Minorca Opencast Mine, Measham, Leicestershire, The National Forest, 20th November 2013

From Measham to Leicester on the back road, you pass the mine's bund, a newly turfed embankment on a grand scale, like a whale which has swum up the Thames and got stranded. Week by week mounds of soil appear and change shape: we have, temporarily, a rusty brown Arizonian backdrop to the lovely Swepstone church.

Wednesday, 27th November 2013

Halo Thinning

Halo thinning in Martinshaw Wood

We were out in the woods recently. Some of us get out a lot, and some of us don't. But we escaped the office and met Ian Frogatt of the Woodland Trust to look at how the Trust is looking after Martinshaw Wood, visible from the M1 in Leicestershire.

Wednesday, 25th September 2013


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