September 2012

National Forestry Stakeholder Forum – erm.. where is it?


The fight to protect our English forests continues. Somethings not right. Where is the promised National Forestry Stakeholder Forum? Where is the campaign groups hello from the new ministers?

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Tasmanias forests – Still Wild Still Threatened, by tree activist Miranda Gibson


Miranda Gibson is currently well into her ninth month living on a platform 60m up in a beautiful, old growth eucalyptus tree, within the heart of one of Tasmania’s ancient forests.

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Making Connections – A Photography Exhibition in the Woods


Sarah Walters of Alvecote Wood and the Small Woodland Owners Group shares with SoW her breathtaking photography exhibition, held in the most beautiful gallery there is; her woodland, Alvcote Wood

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Forest Campaigns Network (FCN) welcomes engagement for the Future of our Forests


FCN welcomes the engagement we have had with the DEFRA/FC working group to date and look forward to working with them further as part of the crucial process in determining how our woods and forests will sustainably deliver the triple bottom line (good for our economy, good for our communities and good for our environment).

We also look forward to welcoming the new team of environment ministers and extend our best wishes for their work in this important area of public policy.

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Why Bees Need Trees


Brigit Strawbridge explains why trees are vital for bees and why bees are vital for us all.

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Taking Green for Granted


‘This green and pleasant land’ as celebrated at the opening ceremony of the Olympics is due to Britain’s very enviable climate which keeps it green. For how much longer though?

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