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Worcestershire Wildlife Trusts visit to Dorsington

13 members from Worcestershire Wildlife Trust made an evening visit, for a guided walk of the Dorsington Heart of England Forest Project woodlands, (with David Bliss the Estate Manager and Stephen Coffey Head Forester). They walked though varied age classes of woodland creation, down to the arboretum and back along Noleham Brook. Good discussions were  Read more

July 1, 2014 in News by

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Construction at Jennifer’s Wood

The Jennifer Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy is a National charity based in Stratford-upon-Avon, with over 28 years’ experience of providing information, support and advice to families and individuals affected by SMA and to professionals involved.  The Jennifer Trust promotes essential research into the causes, treatments and eventually a cure for the disease. A few  Read more

June 11, 2014 in News by

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FELIX DENNIS DONATES £5,000 TO PIONEERING YORK WOODLAND PROJECT – Felix Dennis, owner of Dennis Publishing, has given £5,000 to Three Hagges Jubilee Wood to encourage its development into a beautiful and thriving community woodland. Mr Dennis, Trustee of the Heart of England Forest Ltd Charity, said: “We’re delighted to offer the Hagges Wood Trust a  Read more

April 16, 2014 in News by

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HOEF Acquires An Additional 130 Acres

 Another Step Towards Creating The Largest Broadleaf Forest in the UK -With the help of Dennis Publishing donations make next step in ‘The Impossible Dream’ come true- The Heart of England Forest Charity has reached yet another step in its journey towards its ‘Impossible Dream’. With the help of a significant donation from Dennis Publishing,  Read more

January 3, 2014 in News by

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HOEF Proudly Plants Its Millionth Tree

The Heart of England Forest Project Proudly Plants Its Millionth Tree and Felix Dennis thank sponsors with official ceremony The Heart of England Forest Project has reached a significant milestone in its journey towards its ‘Impossible Dream’. On Friday 20th September, 2013, at a ceremony at Great Alne in Warwickshire, special guest Hugh Johnson, OBE,  Read more

October 9, 2013 in News by

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Dennis Staff Plant Over 200 Trees in HOEF

Dennis Publishing staff took part in a charity tree-planting expedition in a bid to help plant the largest broadleaf tree forest in Britain.   A team of volunteers from across the business travelled from their London base to Warwickshire, home to the Heart of England Forest.  Not afraid to get their hands dirty and armed  Read more

April 14, 2013 in News by

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Shortlist announced for Green Burial reception building

The shortlist is announced today for the competition to design a non-denominational reception building that will provide commemorative services for a green burial site to be created at Alne Wood Park, near Alcester. RIBA Competitions is managing the selection process on behalf of Warwickshire landowner Felix Dennis – who is working in partnership with registered  Read more

December 12, 2012 in News by

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The Big, the Bold and the Beautiful

HOEFP provides stunning images for 2013 calendar and Wildlife Photography MagBook.   The heart of England Forest is not only part of an impossible dream which continues to plant and preserve a large native forest in the heart of England, it has provided what can only be described as a beautiful backdrop for our 2013  Read more

December 5, 2012 in News by

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Ash Dieback

Chalara dieback of ash is a serious disease of ash trees caused by a fungus called Chalara fraxinea (C. fraxinea). The disease causes leaf loss and crown dieback in affected trees, and it can lead to tree death. For a guide on identification and all other information relating to the disease please visit the Forestry  Read more

December 3, 2012 in News by

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Dormice released into The Heart of England Forest

The Heart of England Forest (HOEF) is providing a location for the reintroduction of the endearing but endangered hazel dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius into the Warwickshire countryside. Dormice are being reintroduced in Warwickshire in a bid to boost numbers of the endangered species. The mammals, once widespread across Britain, have seen a 40% decline in the  Read more

June 27, 2012 in News by

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