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Start of duathlon running race
Blog
09 January 2020
With a roster of great races, from Canicross to Adventure Trails and everything in between, there's something for everyone.
Pine marten standing on tree stump looking left
Blog
08 January 2020
Once common in English woodlands, the pine marten became virtually extinct. But things are now looking up for these charming mammals.
Boy looking into a bug pot
Blog
06 January 2020
From the eerie buzzing spider to spectacular purple emperor butterflies, Forestry England’s forests are home to an abundance of wildlife, including some of our most interesting animals and plants.
White-tailed eagle juvenile flying in a clear blue sky
Blog
16 December 2019
Find out what our young eagles have been up over the past few months in this guest blog from Steve Egerton-Read, our White-Tailed Eagle Project Officer on the Isle of Wight.
Christmas stockings on the fireplace
Blog
11 December 2019
What do you get for the person who values experiences over the material things?
Top of christmas tree sunrise
Blog
26 November 2019
Give plastic the cold shoulder this year with our top tips for making your Christmas tree even greener!
Tiffany Francis-Baker stood next to stream in the forest
Blog
08 November 2019
Find out about our writer in the forest residency from Tiffany Francis-Baker
Zakiya Mckenzie crouched on forest floor
Blog
08 November 2019
Find out about our writer in the forest residency from Zakiya Mckenzie

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Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trails

An alien space ship has crashed in to Mossingham Forest and Shaun is on a mission to help the inhabitant – a lovable alien called Lu-La. Lu-La needs your help to charge her communicator so she can call home for rescue. Hurry, she's being chased by the sinister Agent Red and her hapless helpers the Hazmats!