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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

Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

Local schoolchildren to help plant more trees in the National Forest

Thousands more trees will be planted in the National Forest this coming winter, thanks to landowners applying to the National Forest Company’s Changing Landscapes’ Scheme.

Wednesday, 1st March 2017

Deadline for Forest Creation Approaches

The deadline for applications to this year’s fund to plant trees in The National Forest is just over a month away. The National Forest Company’s Changing Landscapes Scheme is open now to anyone who may be interested in planting trees and creating other habitats on land extending over one hectare or more.

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Blog: Woodland Edge

25th anniversary blog: #1

25th anniversary blog: #1

I had the good fortune to sit down with Susan Bell OBE recently and talk about the early days of The National Forest, for the first of a series of films we will be making to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The National Forest.

Monday, 4th April 2016

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.

Tuesday, 23rd December 2014


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