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Keep up to date with the latest news, press and events from around the nation's woods and forests.

Recent news releases

James & The Giant Peach forest adventure kit
News
06 September 2018
To encourage children to explore their local woodlands after school, Forestry Commission England has joined in partnership with Roald Dahl Story Company to create the most marvellous “forest adventure kit”. The kit will be launched on 13 September, Roald Dahl Day to celebrate the much-loved author on his birthday. Roald Dahl Day is the annual, global celebration of the world’s number one storyteller, his beloved stories and unforgettable characters.
autumn leaves
News
14 September 2018
Long hot summer means that autumn has come early and could be shorter
Experts at Forestry Commission England have reported leaves turning a rainbow of colour despite it being early September.
The onset of autumn is controlled by temperature and day length, and with the days getting colder and shorter, it seems like autumn arrived as soon as the kids went back to school. 
Nissen Hut sculpture through the trees
News
08 October 2018
News: Turner Prize-winning artist Rachel Whiteread creates new work for centenary of the Forestry Commission
Woman on a phone call

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For media enquiries about the nation's forests cared for by Forestry Commission England.

Media office - Monday to Friday
- Email: media@forestry.gov.uk 

Becky Ulewicz - Wednesday to Friday
- Email: rebecca.ulewicz@forestryengland.uk 
- Telephone: 0300 067 4107
- Out-of-hours contact (for emergencies only): 07771 971813

Stuart Burgess - Monday to Friday
- Email: stuart.burgess@forestry.gsi.gov.uk 
- Telephone: 0300 067 4073
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