Are we seeing signs of spring too soon?
Worrying reports are stating that spring is happening almost a month ahead of schedule, and this could be detrimental to our ecosystems. Team members share their insights and concerns about the effects of climate change on woodlands and future biodiversity.
Summer in the Forest
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.
How learning outdoors delivers better outcomes in the classroom
Working with schools to take learning into the Forest is helping children thrive and having a positive impact on both behaviour and academic performance.
Invertebrates found in the Forest
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.
Mitigating climate change and supporting The Queen’s Green Canopy
We are tree planting to mitigate climate whilst also supporting The Queen’s Green Canopy - a unique tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee.
Heart of England Forest volunteers recognised with Queen’s Award
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.
Planting a forest for the future of our planet
On the 5th June, we will be celebrating 'Our One Earth' as part of World Environment Day 2022. We are proud to be planting and protecting a 30,000 acre broadleaf forest that will benefit generations to come and provide a brighter future for all of us.