At home with history, for the launch of the 2015 National Forest & Beyond Visitor Guide
The National Forest & Beyond Visitor Guide for 2015 was launched at the National Trust's newly opened Arts and Crafts cottage, Stoneywell, earlier this week.
Find Firewood and Wood Products in The National Forest
Are you looking for firewood, new fencing or a professional tree surgeon? The National Forest Company (NFC) has launched a new online Marketplace to help promote timber products and services within and around The National Forest.
- Read More: Full Press Release
You know those email signatures we all create for a little extra promotion? We don't 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 it's getting a great reaction.
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Grown in Britain News
The second Grown in Britain Week was a great success, with events that sparked the imagination of government, industry and society about the use of British timber.
Read more about British timber being used in new housing, planting trees for tables and Grown in Britain research and development: Grown in Britain News
Wednesday, 18th March 2015
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.
Wednesday, 4th February 2015
The National Forest Company (NFC) has launched a new strategy to address the threat posed by the increasing grey squirrel population in The National Forest by encouraging more collaboration between landowners.
Blog: Woodland Edge
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.
Tuesday, 23rd December 2014
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.
Wednesday, 3rd December 2014