Along with the wildflower-rich grasslands in the Forest, many of the thirty native tree and shrub species we plant are beneficial for pollinators.
Enhancing the floristic diversity of the woodland rides and glades will ensure the Forest continues to be a haven for our vital pollinators.
Optimising biodiversity is one of our key aims and biodiversity manager Sophie is responsible for habitat management to ensure wildlife thrives here.
Volunteer and Forest fan Mike reviews his favourite fiction and non-fiction books about trees.
Once in severe decline, the charismatic and elusive Eurasian otter is now found in waterways throughout the UK, including those in the Forest.