Forest 100: a year in the life - focus in

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Red paint line sprayed on to tree trunk
People enjoy outdoor leisure in the forests; but we need to remember they were created 100 years ago as a place of production providing timber for the nation.
Female forester with chainsaw stood in front of wooden doors
Working forests provide timber for the nation and the people behind the scenes keep the forests thriving.
A blur of lights beyond a group of spectators at night rally
From exhilarating mountain bike trails to gentle family walks with easy access for all, the forest has become a place of relaxation, play and escape.
Frost covered moss on forest floor with lines of trees in the distance
Though clearly planted with timber production in mind, the forest appears as a changing landscape throughout the seasons.