A new website has been launched by the Forestry Commission, in readiness for an exciting programme of activities planned to celebrate the centenary in 2019. It’s well worth checking out the attractive looking site, with features including writers, film, online explorations, and a sign-up page to keep up-to-date with developments.
Our Forests has produced a series of posters free for anyone to use in publicising the issues critical in securing the people’s vision for the future of woods and forests in England. The posters reiterate and emphasize our six simple demands for Government: Our woods & forests protected forever! National
Earlier this week The Independent newspaper published the winning essay about the future of forests in England. This was an open competition with an attractive £5000 prize that was announced in February, just before the Government scrapped plans to sell England’s publicly-owned forests. Read more. About 150 essays of 1500-2000
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?