AstraZeneca UK is partnering with Forestry England and Borders Forest Trust (alongside their global partner One Tree Planted) to launch a multi-year programme to plant over one million trees across the country by 2025.
After 20 years of providing a backdrop to many internationally renowned films including Gladiator, Harry Potter and Wonder Woman, Forestry England’s Bourne Wood has made the cut and become the first of Forestry England’s woodlands to be granted permanent change of status to include filming as well as forestry.
Christmas comes but once a year and choosing your Christmas tree is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the festive season. But how do you choose the best Christmas tree for your home and keep it looking good throughout Christmas and into the New Year?
It is officially autumn and it’s the time of year when we are dazzled by the kaleidoscope of colour and beauty of trees in our nation’s woodlands. But have you ever wondered why they change colours? Forestry England explains.
There are so many beautiful woodlands across the country to enjoy as we begin to welcome in autumn. Bright skies, bracing walks and a kaleidoscope of colour are all a welcome change as our most colourful season arrives.
The Forestry England Woodland Partnership, which offers long-term rental income to farmers, landowners and public bodies in return for a minimum 50-hectare lease, is moving to a year-round scheme with applications now welcome at any time.
A group of the UK’s rarest lizard – the Sand Lizard - have been released back into the wild in Dorset. Over 140 of these endangered species, bred at several locations including Marwell Zoo and Forestry England’s New Forest Reptile Centre, were released in a partnership project led by Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC) to return these species from near extinction.
A provenance trial studying Norway spruce trees growing from seeds sourced from 16 different European locations has got underway in a long-term project to identify trees likely to be resilient to climate conditions 50 years from now.
Conservationists have confirmed that pine martens, a species previously only thought to have survived largely in the North of England, have established a population in the New Forest in southern England. A team from Forestry England, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, and Wild New Forest will be studying them over the next year to find out more about how these rare creatures are living in the Forest.
A call is being made for people across the world to contribute film footage and sound recordings of their favourite forests and woodlands for a collective film highlighting the impact of the climate emergency on the world’s forests.
In the lead up to COP26, as climate change and the alarming decline in biodiversity come into sharp focus, the country’s largest land manager Forestry England has launched a new partnership programme for businesses