Aerial view of Spernal and Windmill Hill
News

Tree planting season has arrived

31 October 2022
 by 
Heart of England Forest
It is a busy time in the Forest as tree planting season begins. Thanks to our forestry team and volunteers, new native woodland will be created whilst we also continue to create and maintain the other extensive habitats in the Forest.
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Growing the Forest, for now and the future

1 February 2022
 by 
Clare Lewis
We are growing the Forest on land that we own to ensure it is here in perpetuity, so our recent land acquisitions are vital to achieving our long-term vision.
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A green solution to the Winter blues

14 January 2022
 by 
Heart of England Forest
The 17th January has been called ‘Blue Monday’ due to many of us feeling the negative effects of lack of sunlight and time outdoors, but nature can give our mental wellbeing a much needed boost.
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Winter visitor survey in the Forest

10 January 2022
 by 
Heart of England Forest
Help to shape the future of the Forest by participating in our winter visitor survey.
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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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New Year’s resolutions to help the planet

31 December 2021
 by 
Heart of England Forest
Some of the Heart of England Forest team share their environmentally friendly New Year Resolutions for a greener 2022.
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How to identify trees in winter

30 December 2021
 by 
Fiona Brewis
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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