Tree crate carpenters get to work at Reabrook event in The National Forest
National Forest sponsor Reabrook Limited gathered saws, hammers and spades for a day out in the woods with employees and their families recently. Staff were invited to help put the finishing touches to the company's sponsored woodland at Boothorpe, a few hundred yards from the company's buildings at Moira, near Ashby de la Zouch.
New Woodland Takes Root in Wychnor
Montgomery Wood offers visitors fantastic views across the River Trent to Wychnor, with stunning views of St Leonard's parish church. This 2.3ha (5.7 acre) wood has been created by local businessman Chris Montgomery who runs a landscaping business based in Burton. Chris bought the land a few years ago and decided to create the woodland under the National Forest Changing Landscapes Scheme to provide wildlife habitat, access and wood for fuel.
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Spring and other seasonal delights
Spring... my favourite season. Always has been and always will be, with the promise of new life, lighter, longer days and a hint of warmth. Then there's the colour - the gentle pinks of blossom, reddy-brown of new rose growth, and the spread of colour from emerging bulbs before the onslaught of green. And the song... oh the song!
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Why trees are important for communities
The University of Derby's Buxton campus will host a public lecture on why putting trees at the heart of England has helped communities prosper.
Speaker: Dr Sophie Churchill OBE
Thursday 28 May
Wednesday, 13th May 2015
The National Forest Company is delighted to announce that Vitax - one of the UK’s leading specialists in the manufacture of garden and horticulture products - has confirmed its sponsorship of the National Forest Wood Fair for 2015.
Monday, 20th April 2015
The National Forest Company and its partners in the Heart of the Forest Forum have been awarded £770,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the innovative Black to Green project.
Blog: Woodland Edge
One of our Admin Officers, Carla, has been holed up at home, having broken her wrist a while ago. She's been musing on the seasons through her sitting room window...
Friday, 24th April 2015
John Everitt, newly in post as Chief Executive of the National Forest Company, shares his first thoughts on arriving at the Forest.
Friday, 9th January 2015