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The National Forest Company Secures Charitable Status

The National Forest Company Secures Charitable Status

Announcing that the NFC has been awarded charitable status, Chief Executive John Everitt said: “This is a major milestone for the National Forest Company and sets us up for the next 25 years of The National Forest project.

Planting Trees in the Forest

Forest Creation Continues

More than 8.5 million trees may have been planted in The National Forest over the last 25 years, but there are still lots of opportunities to get involved with tree planting and woodland creation.

Thornton Reservoir

Ramblings Of A (Would Be) Volunteer Ranger - Part 5!

"August, and the last of the so-called summer months. Time since the last walk has passed frighteningly quickly and the school summer holidays are almost over."

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Whistlewood Common

Would you like to help a Forest community continue to flourish as a thriving example of sustainable living?

Whistlewood Common, located in The National Forest between Melbourne and Ticknall, is a ten-acre plot of land, enjoyed by the local community and visitors alike, that has been community-owned since 2013. They are currently inviting community share investment to fund the building of a green-build straw bale roundhouse.

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Press Releases

Friday, 20th April 2018

Lodge Hill bluebells in the National Forest given an even greater wow factor this year

As Lodge Hill Bluebells opens to the public on Friday, it will have an even greater wow factor thanks to a woodland management grant from the National Forest Company (NFC).

Tuesday, 10th April 2018

Ecotricity to support the development of the National Forest through new partnership

Britain's greenest energy company, Ecotricity, is joining forces with the National Forest Company to support the development of England's first large-scale forest to be created in a thousand years and encourage people to switch to green energy.

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Blog: Woodland Edge

Charnwood Forest

Help Shape the Future of Leicestershire's Volcano

Charnwood Forest Regional Park, one of the most iconic parts of The National Forest, is the focus of a new landscape partnership bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Tuesday, 17th January 2017

A photo of sign warning people that bulls are present in the field

All's well that ends well...

As we all start the year planning our big - and smaller - adventures for 2017, enjoy this blog from a couple of the National Forest Way rangers. Maxine and Chris improvise their way through a field of cows: they know how it should be done, but we read how they actually manage, with hilarious results. Overall, a message about being wary enough but not letting it stop you having a good walk. Happy walking this year, everyone!

Tuesday, 10th January 2017


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