Aerial view of Spernal and Windmill Hill
News

Heart of England Forest volunteers recognised with Queen’s Award

2 June 2022
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Heart of England Forest
Heart of England Forest volunteers have just been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This is the highest award a local voluntary group can receive in the UK and is equivalent to an MBE.
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Managing our woodlands

29 July 2022
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By Will Wood, Forestry Manager
Our forestry team monitors our woodlands from the day they are planted to ensure they survive and thrive in the long-term.
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Surveying our grassland diversity

29 July 2022
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By Imogen Rutter, Biodiversity Officer
Our biodiversity team has been surveying Naunton Beauchamp, one of our most exciting grassland sites, which includes a nationally designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
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Meet the team: Becky Dennison, Biodiversity Intern

29 July 2022
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The Heart of England Forest
The work we do would not be possible without our brilliant team. Meet Becky, our new Biodiversity Intern.
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Summer in the Forest

29 June 2022
 by 
Clare Lewis
Take shelter from the sun under leafy canopies, discover habitats alive with colour and life, and boost your physical and mental health in the Forest this summer.
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How learning outdoors delivers better outcomes in the classroom

29 June 2022
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Elaine Skates, Head of Learning and Skills
Working with schools to take learning into the Forest is helping children thrive and having a positive impact on both behaviour and academic performance.
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Invertebrates found in the Forest

28 June 2022
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By Sam Macvie, Biodiversity Data and Survey Officer
Recent surveys recorded 423 different species of invertebrate in the Forest, including some rare and Nationally Scarce species. Find out more from Sam from our biodiversity team.
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