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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Bud bursting brilliance

30 April 2021
 by 
Emma Kersley
Trees bursting into life is one of the most uplifting sights of spring in the Forest, but how much do we really know about leaf and bud burst?
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Tree planting during the COVID-19 pandemic

31 March 2021
 by 
Heart of England Forest
The winter season is always a busy time in the Forest and, despite the challenges, our dedicated team achieved our tree planting targets.
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10 wildflowers to spot in spring

31 March 2021
 by 
Heart of England Forest
Volunteer, Janice, shares her top 10 wildflowers to look out for in the Forest this spring.
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A different way to volunteer

31 March 2021
 by 
Jonathan Saunders
Our Volunteer Manager, Jonathan, reflects on how we have adapted our volunteering programme during the pandemic.
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10 Easter nature activities to get kids outdoors

31 March 2021
 by 
Heart of England Forest
Get kids into the great outdoors and connected to nature during the Easter holidays with our fun activities.
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The impact of antisocial behaviour

31 March 2021
 by 
Heart of England Forest
An increase of visitors during the pandemic has also led to a rise in antisocial behaviour which can have a large impact on both the natural environment and the charity.
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