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Kevin is Forest Management Director (FMD) for North England Forest District. Kevin has over 20 years’ experience with the Forestry Commission, having worked for both Forestry England and Forest Services.

Kevin’s academic background includes holding a National Diploma in Forestry from the National School of Forestry, Newton Rigg. In addition Kevin has held Chartered Forester status since 1993.

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We have a wide range of opportunities across England you can get stuck into, like practical conservation, maintenance of walking and mountain bike trails and vegetation management. Or how about helping out at our visitor centres, meeting and greeting visitors, helping to lead events, doing wildlife surveys or answering enquiries in the office?

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With thousands of forest trails to run, walk, jog or skip down, mountain-bike tracks to challenge your balance and midweek activities to take part in - our forests are the perfect way to get active outdoors.

Whether you're just starting out on your active journey or a seasoned fitness fanatic, we're sure you'll gain huge benefits from being active in our woodlands!