There are lots of opportunities to volunteer in the Forest and exciting plans for the future. We spoke with Volunteer Manager Jonathan to find out more.
The brilliant white flowers of the guelder rose have adorned hedgerows over recent months, and its vivid red berries will bring a splash of colour to the woodland from August onwards. Find out more about this valuable plant.
There are many miles of footpaths for visitors to explore the Forest, but what’s the difference between ‘permissive’ routes and public footpaths?
To say that pollination plays an important part in the world would be putting it mildly. With one in every three mouthfuls of our food depending on pollination taking place, the fact of the matter is that it performs an absolutely crucial role in our very existence, but the countless members of the insect army that ensure it continues are fighting a very real battle for survival.
We explore the black poplar which, according to the Forestry Commission, is the most endangered native timber tree in Britain
It’s easy to dismiss moths as dull and uninteresting, but this underestimates the important role they play in nature. Sadly, though, like so many insect species their numbers are in decline through loss of habitat.