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Amira poses at the top of a mountain
Blog
04 March 2021
Join us as we speak to 10 powerful women whose voices are vital in inspiring others to connect to nature.
Charlie Dimmock
Blog
02 March 2021
We went on a walk in the woods with Charlie Dimmock to hear why she chooses to spend time in the forest.
Filming of Gladiator, Bourne Wood
Blog
27 January 2021
Missing your forest fix? Binge these movies to feel closer to your favourite forest locations!
Jo Staniforth field pathway
Blog
26 January 2021
Find out how Jo, our Active Forest Officer, got inspired to take on the Walk 1000 Miles challenge...
Running trainers on forest floor
Blog
20 January 2021
There are plenty of ways to make the most out of your daily exercise allowance in your local forest or greenspace...
Two juvenile white-tailed eagles playing in the sky
Blog
29 December 2020
We look back over the past year in photos for the white-tailed eagle project on the Isle of Wight.
Dilly running in Haldon Forest
Blog
09 December 2020
Dilly took a chance on a forest taster day for over 55's. She hasn't looked back!
Women walking in the woods
Blog
09 December 2020
Lockdowns and essential restrictions, as well as worries about jobs and finances, have left the nation feeling stressed and anxious. As we move into a new year there is hope that life can get back to some kind of normality, but times are still hard and how exactly can spending time in forests help?

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