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The National Forest Company Secures Charitable Status

The National Forest Company Secures Charitable Status

Announcing that the NFC has been awarded charitable status, Chief Executive John Everitt said: “This is a major milestone for the National Forest Company and sets us up for the next 25 years of The National Forest project.

Planting Trees in the Forest

Forest Creation Continues

More than 8.5 million trees may have been planted in The National Forest over the last 25 years, but there are still lots of opportunities to get involved with tree planting and woodland creation.

Thornton Reservoir

Ramblings Of A (Would Be) Volunteer Ranger - Part 5!

"August, and the last of the so-called summer months. Time since the last walk has passed frighteningly quickly and the school summer holidays are almost over."

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Whistlewood Common

Would you like to help a Forest community continue to flourish as a thriving example of sustainable living?

Whistlewood Common, located in The National Forest between Melbourne and Ticknall, is a ten-acre plot of land, enjoyed by the local community and visitors alike, that has been community-owned since 2013. They are currently inviting community share investment to fund the building of a green-build straw bale roundhouse.

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Press Releases

Wednesday, 16th August 2017

Invitation to tender for Rosliston Forestry Centre

An invitation to tender for the management of popular tourist attraction Rosliston Forestry Centre, one of the major facilities in The National Forest, has been issued by South Derbyshire District Council on behalf of the Rosliston Forestry Centre Executive, which is responsible for the development of the site.

Friday, 26th May 2017

Forest Holidays supports The National Forest

The National Forest Company was delighted to receive a cheque for 17,190, presented as a charitable donation by Moira-based Forest Holidays at a recent event to mark the first anniversary of the two companies working together.

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Blog: Woodland Edge

Thornton Reservoir

Ramblings of a (would be) Volunteer Ranger - Part 5!

Carla posts her final blog and reflects on the role so far.

Thursday, 1st December 2016

Sence Valley Forest Park, Ibstock

Ramblings of a (would be) Volunteer Ranger, Part 4!

NFC employee, Carla Robinson, continues her volunteering on the National Forest Way.

Wednesday, 30th November 2016


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