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.
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, 19th August 2015
Swadlincote man Brian Corten has developed a niche business producing shepherd’s huts using timber sourced from within The National Forest. Based in The National Forest, he will taking one of his stylish huts to display at the National Forest Wood Fair on August Bank Holiday Monday.
Blog: Woodland Edge
It was a blessing it hadn’t rained in the night. But 6am arrived and the first spots started. I bravely tweeted “Come and walk the National Forest Way in the dry!” - referring to the miniature version of the route we had laid out in the shelter of our marquee - and set off to the site.
Monday, 1st September 2014