The nation’s forests, car parks and essential facilities are open to you for local outdoor recreation and exercise - read our coronavirus guidance.
head shot of Kevin Stannard

Kevin is the Deputy Surveyor for the Forest of Dean, and Forest Management Director of the West England Forest District. 

Kevin has a BSc degree in Forestry and a Masters in Business Administration and joined the Forestry Commission in 1992, delivering social and environmental outcomes in partnership with many other organisations in the environmental sector.

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A plan for each local forest area sets out how we aim to manage the woodlands in our care over the next 30 or more years.
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As England’s largest land manager, we look after more trees than any other organisation. Our forests provide amazing places for people to enjoy, for sustainable timber to grow and a home for wildlife to thrive.
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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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Forests offer fantastic opportunities to bring learning to life through hands-on experiences.  No matter what the age or ability there is something for everyone. 

We deliver a wide range of educational options for nurseries, schools and colleges in the nation's forests.

Search for your local forest using the map below to discover what's on offer.