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Help Shape the Future of Leicestershire's Volcano

Charnwood Forest

Charnwood Forest Regional Park, one of the most iconic parts of The National Forest, is the focus of a new landscape partnership bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund.



All's well that ends well...

A photo of sign warning people that bulls are present in the field

As we all start the year planning our big - and smaller - adventures for 2017, enjoy this blog from a couple of the National Forest Way rangers. Maxine and Chris improvise their way through a field of cows: they know how it should be done, but we read how they actually manage, with hilarious results. Overall, a message about being wary enough but not letting it stop you having a good walk. Happy walking this year, everyone!



25th anniversary blog: #1

25th anniversary blog: #1

I had the good fortune to sit down with Susan Bell OBE recently and talk about the early days of The National Forest, for the first of a series of films we will be making to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The National Forest.



Green business is good business

New CEO at the National Forest Company, John Everitt discusses how The National Forest pioneered the use of the environment at a landscape scale to lead social and economic regeneration, and now is the time to take the business community on a similar journey. "We can demonstrate that the Forest can also be an exemplary business development project, investing in our natural capital while improving the local economy."



Spring and other seasonal delights

Apple Blossom

One of our Admin Officers, Carla, has been holed up at home, having broken her wrist a while ago. She's been musing on the seasons through her sitting room window...