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Events in your Forest

From strolls in the woods to butterflies, bluebells and much much more...

 

January

Saturday 19th January, 9.30am-3pm.

Tree Planting Saturday – Help create broadleaf woodland

Sheriffs Lench, Nr Evesham, Worcestershire

Come along and join us for a day tree planting to help create England’s largest new native broadleaf forest. No tree planting experience is necessary, just the right footwear and outdoor clothing, a packed lunch and plenty of enthusiasm.

This is a free event suitable for those over 16 years old. Registration is essential so we can provide you with the necessary details nearer the time.

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February

Saturday 2nd February, 2pm-4pm.

Mini Foresters – Winter Wildlife

Spernal, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Mini Foresters Club is for families with children aged 4-11 years and allow our younger supporters the chance to learn about and help the Forest while having lots of fun!

The trees may be bare but the Forest is teaming with life all year round! See what life you can find in the leaf litter and hiding in amongst the deadwood before creating your own bug pets to take home by painting stones!

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Saturday 16th February, 9.30am-3pm.

Tree Planting Saturday – Help create broadleaf woodland

The Lenches, Nr Evesham, Worcestershire

Come along and join us for a day tree planting to help create England’s largest new native broadleaf forest. No tree planting experience is necessary, just the right footwear and outdoor clothing, a packed lunch and plenty of enthusiasm.

This is a free event suitable for those over 16 years old. Registration is essential so we can provide you with the necessary details nearer the time.

Register

Friday 22nd February, 11am-1pm.

Family Tree Planting – Half Term Event

Sheriffs Lench, Nr Evesham, Worcestershire

Want to get the children outdoors in the fresh air during half term?

Bring them along to a free tree planting session in the Heart of England Forest. Let them get hands on with nature and become part of creating tomorrow’s great native woodland, after which they can enjoy a hot chocolate reward for their hard work.

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Saturday 23rd February, 10am-12pm.

Guided Walk: Your Forest and its Founder

Dorsington, Warwickshire

Join us on a tour of the woodland around the former home of our founder, Felix Dennis. On this gentle wander you’ll learn about Felix’s background, what brought him to Dorsington and when his love affair with trees started.

Hear about the history of the Heart of England Forest and the charity’s vision for a greener, healthier future. The walk will include the first wood planted by Felix, the Arboretum he created and Dorsington Wood where he is buried.

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March

Saturday 2nd March, 2pm-4pm.

Mini Foresters – Go Tree Planting

Sheriffs Lench, Nr Evesham, Worcestershire

Mini Foresters Club is for families with children aged 4-11 years and allow our younger supporters the chance to learn about and help the Forest while having lots of fun!

Explore the newest part of the Heart of England Forest and become a true forester for the day by planting your very own tree. Meet a real forester, learn about what trees we plant and why, before warming up with a hot drink.

Register

Saturday 16th March, 9.30am-3pm.

Tree Planting Saturday – Help create broadleaf woodland

The Lenches, Nr Evesham, Worcestershire

Come along and join us for a day tree planting to help create England’s largest new native broadleaf forest. No tree planting experience is necessary, just the right footwear and outdoor clothing, a packed lunch and plenty of enthusiasm.

This is a free event suitable for those over 16 years old. Registration is essential so we can provide you with the necessary details nearer the time.

Register

Saturday 23rd March, 4pm-6pm.

Guided Walk: March Hares, Woodland and Waterfowl

Morton Bagot, Studley, Warwickshire

Join us for an afternoon wander across a usually unaccessible area of the Heart of England Forest, exploring wetland, farmland and woodland at Netherstead, Morton Bagot

This is a unique opportunity which will allow you to look out for Mad March hares and a good variety of waterfowl and wading birds attracted to the wetland area created some years ago. See woodland creation of various ages and also hear how our land is farmed while still encouraging wildlife with the creation of beetle banks and wildflower areas – just don’t forget your binoculars.

Registration available from 1st February

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