Pumpkins are a Halloween staple, but what to do with your wonderful carved lantern once the spooky season is over? Research shows that around 8 million pumpkins could be part of this year’s Halloween fun.
Amid the current drive to find more innovative and cost-effective solutions to the rapidly escalating effects of climate change and alarming decline in biodiversity, Forestry England are calling on businesses to invest in game-changing technology to help shape the forests of our future.
The first day of September marks the start of autumn according to the meteorological calendar. And although we have already seen various signs that could be mistaken as autumn, such as leaf drop, Forestry England experts say autumn is still yet to arrive.
A collaboration between Forestry England and the East Lancashire Hospital Trust (ELHT) has made it to the finals of the BBC Food and Farming Awards for putting locally-sourced wild venison on the menu for hospital patients and staff.
The impact of Storm Arwen and the forest regeneration process it accelerated is depicted in the winning image in the Changing Forests category of this year’s Earth Photo, the international competition and exhibition created by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
This summer, the Commonwealth Games Mountain biking competition will be coming to Forestry England’s Cannock Chase Forest, and to help encourage the next generation of off-road cyclists, Forestry England has developed a new Forest Rider Pack.
Forestry England is delighted that its Bolderwood site in the New Forest has been chosen as part of a nationwide network of 70 Ancient Woodlands to be dedicated to The Queen in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee.