William Worsley appointed Chair of the National Forest Company
The National Forest Company is delighted to announce the appointment of William Worsley as its new Chair, effective from 1 April this year.
Leading the way: world traveller offsets a lifetime of travel with donation to The National Forest
Stewart Wills is a man who has spent his life travelling the world. Conscious that many hundreds of flights had stacked up a significant amount of 'carbon debt', he was inspired by articles in the press at the time of the Climate Change Conference in Paris last year, to contact the National Forest Company (NFC) and discuss making a personal donation.
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National Forest's 25th Anniversary
I had the good fortune to sit down with Susan Bell OBE recently and talk about the early days of The National Forest.
We had arranged to film her as part of an archive project in this, the Forest's 25th anniversary year.
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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
Tuesday, 1st September 2015
It may have been wet but it definitely wasn’t a washout at the National Forest Wood Fair at Beacon Hill Country Park on Monday. Visitors turned out in their thousands for this popular event, an annual celebration of The National Forest and all things tree and timber related.
Wednesday, 26th August 2015
The 100th woodland management plan in The National Forest has been approved by the Forestry Commission, the UK governing body for forestry.
Blog: Woodland Edge
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
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