Aerial view of Spernal and Windmill Hill
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Forest highlights of 2021

31 December 2021
 by 
Beth Brook
In the face of continued challenges throughout 2021, England’s largest new native broadleaf Forest carried on growing. As 2022 begins we asked Beth Brook, our Chief Executive, for her highlights of 2021
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Shakespeare in the Forest

27 October 2021
 by 
Heart of England Forest
A year five and six school group from Mappleborough Green Primary School put on the first-ever performance in the Heart of England Forest.
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Help inform how the Forest grows

12 October 2021
 by 
Heart of England Forest
Help to shape the future of the Forest by participating in our Autumn Survey.
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Supported internships for young people

5 October 2021
 by 
Heart of England Forest
Six supported interns have started their 10 month programme in the Forest. Find out more about them and the experience they will be gaining during their time here.
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Monitoring birds of prey in the Forest

5 October 2021
 by 
Heart of England Forest
Dedicated volunteers install and check on a network of nest boxes to monitor the success of birds of prey in the Forest. Read our results for 2020.
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Dragonflies and damselflies in the Forest

4 October 2021
 by 
Heart of England Forest

Dragonfly and damselfly populations are fluctuating across the UK due to climate change.

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What happens to trees in autumn?

3 September 2021
 by 
Tim Russ
With the temperatures dropping and sun getting ever lower in the sky, Forestry intern Tim shares how our trees prepare for the months ahead.
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