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Thursday, 31st January 2013

The National Forest Company's initial response to the Government Forestry and Woodlands Policy Statement

This statement includes the Government's response to the Independent Panel on Forestry, set up after the consultation on the public forestry estate which ended in massive opposition for any 'sell off' of the public forest. Its publication seems to mark the calming, at least, of a pretty turbulent time in forestry policy for England.

Monday, 28th January 2013

National Forest Company's Response to the Initial Preferred HS2 Route

Statement from Sophie Churchill, OBE FICFor, Chief Executive, National Forest Company: "The National Forest Company is a strong advocate for sustainable development which includes sustainable economic growth and certainly supports the distribution of economic activity across the country. There are already important road and rail links through the Forest."

Wednesday, 12th December 2012

Business Brings Gift of Norwegian Maple to The National Forest

Just as Norway donates the magnificent Christmas tree that stands in Trafalgar Square each year, The National Forest has received its very own gift from this forest-loving nation.

Tuesday, 28th August 2012

Dramatic Shift for Forest Foragers in The National Forest

Foraging has been dampened in every way by the weather this summer according to bushcraft experts in The National Forest.

Wednesday, 22nd August 2012

Exploring the Landscape of The National Forest - New book shows us the importance of geology

A new book launched by the National Forest Company and the British Geological Survey illustrates through walks and a simple geological map how everything about The National Forest stems from the underlying rocks.

Wednesday, 2nd November 2011

'More, Bigger, Better, Joined' The National Forest as National Example of Nature Conservation

Sophie Churchill, Chief Executive of the National Forest Company, will make the keynote presentation at a national conference in London on Friday (4 November).

Thursday, 8th September 2011

A Full Larder for Forest Foragers in The National Forest

Visitors to woodlands during the autumn will discover trees laden with edible delights. In September and October, the number of different ripe species explodes with fungi, fruits and nuts, such as beech nuts, bramble, hawthorn berries, juniper and rosehip, ready for picking. This year apparently the horseradish is particularly good!

Tuesday, 6th September 2011

The National Forest Contributes to EU Study on the Health of Our Natural Environment

The National Forest is taking part in a major EU study into how we look after the natural systems that are crucial for human wellbeing.

Wednesday, 12th January 2011

LEX Autolease Helps Create The National Forest

Staff from Lex Autolease, the UK's leading fleet management company and sponsor of The National Forest, have helped create new woodland in The National Forest, the boldest environmentally led regeneration project ever seen in this country.

Wednesday, 1st December 2010

The Big Tree Plant - New Funding for Community Tree Planting

On 2nd December the Government is launching a new campaign for tree planting across England.