Does private ownership equate to private forests? Would an increase in the number of forests in private ownership, as a result of the public forest estate disposal, necessarily lead to less public access and loss of other public benefits? I examine some interesting evidence.
There will be a film broadcast, on the BBC2 Newsnight programme, about the proposed sale of the public forest estate in England. The film will feature a range of interviews from different stakeholders, including myself, prior to a studio debate. Update … the film was broadcast on Wednesday 26th January.
Reform of the public forest estate: stealing the common from the goose or revolutionising forest ownership in England?
A delegation led by Baroness Royall visited the House of Lords today to lobby for an exemption for the Forest of Dean in the Public Bodies Bill.
The Public Forest Estate (PFE) is the largest single landholding owned by the state. What is it and what benefits are provided for you and me?
New directions for the Forestry Commission public forest estate in England: Caroline Spelman’s foreword to the public consultation
Should the Government own forests in England? Have your say.
Leaked: five models are put forward in this first draft of the public consultation of the sell-off of the public forest.