Aerial view of Spernal and Windmill Hill
News

Creating an accessible future through supported volunteering

28 March 2024
 by 
Ellie Jones, Outdoor Learning Officer
Accessing opportunities should be available to everyone, and volunteering should be no different. Ellie shares the importance of inclusivity and the work she is doing with young neurodiverse women in the Forest.
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Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2024

31 January 2024
 by 
The Heart of England Forest
This National Apprenticeship Week 2024, we are celebrating the opportunities and value that apprenticeships bring to the Forest.
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Frog and toad spotting in the Forest

15 January 2024
 by 
Heart of England Forest
Help us protect frogs and toads in the Forest by taking part in our spawn sighting survey.
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How to identify trees in winter

18 December 2023
 by 
Fiona Brewis, Assistant Forest Ranger
Identifying trees in winter can be tricky. Assistant Forest Ranger Fiona shares her top tips to help you hone your species spotting skills.
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The Forest in the fight against flooding

18 December 2023
 by 
Dave Throup, Trustee
With extreme weather events and flooding on the increase, the Forest has a vital role to play in flood alleviation. Dave Throup, charity trustee and flooding expert, explains.
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Connect to nature and combat the January blues

15 December 2023
 by 
the Heart of England Forest
Despite being perceived as a nation of nature lovers, the UK has been ranked the lowest in Europe for our ‘nature connectedness.’ But why does nature connectivity matter and how can it help us combat the January blues?
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Rhinos in the Forest

15 December 2023
 by 
Ed Leszczynski, Forest Projects Officer
The lesser horseshoe bat is rare in the UK and sadly declining in number, so we are delighted to have discovered them in the Forest.
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