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Complete our forest machinery survey and help improve forestry services - 01/12/2016

Complete our forest machinery survey and help improve forestry services

Forest Research is calling on all forest harvesting machinery owners and operators to complete its forest machinery census - and provide valuable data about the current state of the harvesting resource in England, Scotland and Wales.

A Christmas delivery from Kielder to London - 30/11/2016

A Christmas delivery from Kielder to London

On Friday 25 November, haulage contractors Robert and Lewis Scott set off to London with a very special delivery from the Forestry Commission for the Palace of Westminster. They were delivering three Christmas trees which included a 50ft Sika Spruce that was being put next to Big Ben, a 25ft tree for Westminster Hall, and a 20ft tree for the Speakers State rooms.

Forestry Commission England announce the winner of Jerwood Open Forest 2016 - 29/11/2016

Forestry Commission England announce the winner of Jerwood Open Forest 2016

Artist Keith Harrison has been announced as the winner of Jerwood Open Forest 2016 and will be awarded a major £30,000 commission to realise his project Joyride at Cannock Chase Forest in autumn 2017.

Olly Murs announces Forest Live shows as part of huge 2017 Summer Tour - 25/11/2016

Olly Murs announces Forest Live shows as part of huge 2017 Summer Tour

Following on from his spring arena tour, Olly Murs, one of British music’s biggest stars, announces his biggest headline shows yet; 20 outdoor dates across the UK including two dates as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series organised by the Forestry Commission.

Follow the elves’ journey and experience a magical Christmas with Forestry Commission England - 23/11/2016

Follow the elves’ journey and experience a magical Christmas with Forestry Commission England

Escape the shops, wrap up warm, enjoy the Christmassy scent of pine trees, and get into the festive spirit this year in England’s national woods and forests.


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