7000 responses to aborted public sell-off of England’s forests

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… Read More

Ramblers welcomes Our Forests

The Ramblers, Britain’s walking charity, were the first NGO to respond to the launch of Our Forests today.  In a welcome step Justin Cooke, Ramblers Senior Policy Officer, said: “The more people are involved with the Panel, including scrutinizing and evaluating its work, the more its recommendations will reflect the views of the public. Read… Read More