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Runner on forest trail
Blog
17 January 2020
Are you bored of staring at the gym wall? Swap the treadmill for the trail this year, and try out these 13 forest running routes.
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?
Sustainable Christmas tree decorations
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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