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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!
Bedgebury Pinetum Florilegium Society, paintings by Pearl Bostock
Blog
04 December 2020
An army of artists volunteer their time to support the important work of Bedgebury, the National Pinetum, by creating botanically accurate drawings of the trees and plants there, from living samples.
Woman walking dog in the forest
Blog
01 December 2020
Are you taking part in our #ActiveAdvent on social media? If so, you'll deserve a treat after 24 days of getting moovin' and groovin' on the run-up to Christmas.

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