Friday, 8th January 2016
The National Forest Company (NFC) has opened Round 9 of the Changing Landscapes Scheme, its largest forest creation scheme. The Scheme applies to land of one hectare and more, and is open for applications until 5pm on Friday 8 April.
Tuesday, 15th December 2015
The National Forest Company (NFC) has a new scheme to offer supporters of the Forest: the opportunity to dedicate a woodland grove in memory of a loved one, or as a living legacy for themselves and their family.
Monday, 19th October 2015
As The National Forest approaches its first quarter century in 2016, there are still opportunities for landowners to take advantage of grant schemes available through the National Forest Company (NFC) to help create a legacy for themselves, their families and the nation.
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.
Tuesday, 18th August 2015
Edward Argar, Member of Parliament for Charnwood, met with John Everitt, Chief Executive of the National Forest Company, to discuss opportunities and future development of The National Forest as it reaches its quarter century next year.
Monday, 20th April 2015
Schools, housing estates and allotments within The National Forest are getting that Forest feeling, thanks to the National Forest Company’s Urban Trees programme, sponsored by H K Wentworth.
Monday, 20th April 2015
The National Forest Company and its partners in the Heart of the Forest Forum have been awarded £770,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the innovative Black to Green project.
Thursday, 9th April 2015
National Forest sponsor Reabrook Limited gathered saws, hammers and spades for a day out in the woods with employees and their families recently. Staff were invited to help put the finishing touches to the company's sponsored woodland at Boothorpe, a few hundred yards from the company's buildings at Moira, near Ashby de la Zouch.
Wednesday, 18th March 2015
Montgomery Wood offers visitors fantastic views across the River Trent to Wychnor, with stunning views of St Leonard's parish church. This 2.3ha (5.7 acre) wood has been created by local businessman Chris Montgomery who runs a landscaping business based in Burton. Chris bought the land a few years ago and decided to create the woodland under the National Forest Changing Landscapes Scheme to provide wildlife habitat, access and wood for fuel.