Aerial view of Spernal and Windmill Hill
News

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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Celebrations and mysticism of the winter solstice

22 November 2023
 by 
Ed Leszczynski, Forest Projects Manager
Ed Leszczynski, Forest Projects Manager, explores the traditions and myths that surround the winter solstice and encourages exploration of the Forest at this special time of year.
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Working in partnership to increase trees in our landscape

30 October 2023
 by 
Trees Call to Action Project team
The Heart of England Forest, together with the District Councils of Stratford-on-Avon, Warwick, and Wychavon, is working in collaboration to support and deliver tree planting across our local landscape and community spaces.
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Small leaved lime: A tree that shares its heart with us this National Tree Week

30 October 2023
 by 
Jonathan Saunders, Volunteer Manager
Volunteer Manager, Jonathan, explores the life cycle and journey of the small leaved lime tree here in the Forest. Discover the unique benefits this tree has for the environment, wildlife, and people.
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Fungi - a friend of the Forest

23 October 2023
 by 
Heart of England Forest
In Autumn, you will begin to see a host of different species of toadstools and mushrooms springing up across the Forest floor or clinging to trees in the Forest. Always a fascinating sight, there is much more to fungi than meets the eye.
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Celebrate National Poetry Day with us

5 October 2023
 by 
Heart of England Forest
The theme this year is 'Refuge', and we are sharing poetry inspired by the natural environment, and of course the Forest.
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The benefits of conservation grazing

1 October 2023
 by 
Heart of England Forest

At the Heart of England Forest we believe that farming and forestry can flourish together.

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