The nation's forests and facilities are open, but please follow government coronavirus guidelines when planning your visit - read our coronavirus guidance.
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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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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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We are delighted to be able to welcome back school and group visits to the nation's forests.  You will need to book in advance, before visiting the forest. Please contact the local learning team for more information.

Please note: we are only able to receive one class bubble each day. Our sites are busy and access to car parks, play equipment and other facilities may be reduced.