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Coming of age: National Forest Strategy 2014 - 2024 launched

Over one hundred people attended the celebratory launch of the new Strategy and next decade of The National Forest, 2014 - 2024.

Celebratory timber cake at the National Forest Wood Fair

Spirits were undampened at the tenth anniversary National Forest Wood Fair

Two thousand visitors enjoyed the National Forest Wood Fair at Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire, on Bank Holiday Monday. Despite the rain, spirits remained undampened and everyone enjoyed the quality wood products, lumberjack displays, chainsaw carvers, horse logging and tree climbing.

Wood Fair in the rain

The National Forest Wood Fair in the rain

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.

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Latest news from Central Rivers Initiative

The National Forest Company is part of the Central Rivers Initiative, a partnership working to shape the restoration of the river valley between Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth, creating beautiful places where people can explore and enjoy water, landscape and wildlife.



Press Releases

Thursday, 26th June 2014

Looking after woodlands in The National Forest: Round 2 of National Forest Woodland Management Scheme now open

Following a successful pilot scheme over the winter of 2013/14, the National Forest Company has opened a further round of its innovative woodland management grant scheme, to promote the effective management of woodlands within the 200 square miles of The National Forest.

Thursday, 26th June 2014

Coming of Age: Launch of The National Forest Strategy 2014-2024

The new strategy for the next decade of The National Forest has been launched at an event held in the stunning setting of the Riding School at the National Trust's Calke Abbey.

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Blog: Woodland Edge

Impala

Attenborough diluted

How seductive are the saturated colours of 'Africa', the latest wildlife series with David Attenborough's name against it. The shots are often semi-abstract, reminiscent of the 'Earth from the Air' photos we loved about a decade ago.

Wednesday, 6th February 2013

Aurora Borealis

'You are here': The National Forest, National Parks and polar bears!

Last week we celebrated ten years of the National Forest & Beyond Partnership, the mechanism by which we and our local partners share a pot of money to promote The National Forest and the immediate area as a visitor destination.

Friday, 18th January 2013


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