Early Day Motion in Parliament concerning the future of England’s public forests

An Early Day Motion (or EDM) has been tabled by Caroline Lucas MP today at UK parliament, calling for a debate on the future of England’s public forests based on the grass roots statement co-ordinated by Our Forests. The EDM can be accessed here. The statement from grass roots organisations concerned about the future of… Read More

Public ready to rise up again if Government fails them over public woods & forests

In a survey carried out by Our Forests with 38 Degrees, just under 90% of those responding said they would campaign against the Government if their concerns about and hopes for England’s public woods and forests are not met and … Read More

Public attitudes to trees and wood – survey results

I conducted a small online survey concerning public attitudes to trees and wood over the Christmas period (December 2011 – January 2012). I collected 83 responses to the survey, which I designed using Survey Monkey. I am the first to admit that the survey had some shortcomings in design, in that my lack of understanding… Read More

Our Forests press statement re: Independent Panel on Forestry Progress Report

Independent Panel on Forestry confirms it was politics not economics that drove the disposal proposal – there isn’t and never was a convincing financial case for disposing of our public woods and forests – says Our Forests. Read More