On 27 January 2011 the Forestry Commission England and Defra opened a consultation on the future of the public forest estate in England (read more). The consultation was suspended after only three weeks, on 17 February 2011. In that short time, 7007 responses were received by members of the public.
Forest Research have now published an analysis of the findings. Read more
Lawrence, A. and Jollands M. (2011) ‘The future of the Public Forest Estate in England’: analysis of responses to the curtailed Public Consultation January-February 2011. Final Report, May 2011. Forest Research, Farnham.