David Bole is Head of Sector Capacity and Green Economy at Forestry Commission. In this blog he looks at the work we are doing to ensure we have a resilient, diverse, and bio-secure supply of tree seed.
Applications to the 2024 Professional Forester Apprenticeship are now open. Marcus Ling has just started the apprenticeship programme and is working within the Forestry Commission’s South East and London Area Team. He tells us about his experience so far.
Sir William Worsley is Chair of the Forestry Commission. In this blog he looks at why we are calling on the public to Grow a Tree in 2023.
Tom Pattinson, Woodland Officer for the Forestry Commission, explains the fundamentals of coppicing and the opportunities for its use within our native woodlands.
This British Game Week David Hooton, Deer Officer for the Forestry Commission, looks at the impact of deer on woodland and the importance of the British Quality Wild Venison Standard launched earlier this year.
The PIES project aims to support landowners in bringing existing woodland back into management and to support woodland creation projects. Here Dr Gabriel Hemery explans more.
Find out more about the Nature Returns Programme, exploring approaches to creating and restoring natural habitats to tackle the challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss.
Rosanna Curtis, Project Manager for the Northwoods Innovation Programme, talks about how they are supporting innovation to help woodland owners to actively manage their woodlands.
MacBradan Bones is a Woodland Officer for the Forestry Commission based in the East and East Midlands Area. He shares five tips on managing your woodland this Autumn.
We've published our new corporate strategy setting out how we will deliver, for the environment, for the economy and for society, Richard Stanford, Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, explains more.
Ips typographus was first identified in the UK in 2018. Since then multiple teams at the Forestry Commission, Forest Research and Defra have been working together to manage this invasive pest. Here's how.