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The Heart of England Forest

icon-location Collett's Farm Office, Dorsington, CV37 8AU, United Kingdom

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icon-phone 01789778541



Are you looking for a fun team volunteering challenge that really makes a difference and has fantastic health and wellbeing benefits for your staff in 2019? The Heart of England Forest is an exciting and ambitious charity working to create a huge n...See more
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opportunity-location CV37 8AU Dorsington
opportunity-dates 01 Jan 2018 - 01 Jan 2023
Planting tomorrow’s great native woodland. The Heart of England Forest is an exciting and ambitious charity. We want to help reverse centuries of woodland decline and plant one of the largest forests in England. Our goal is to create a huge, unbroken woodland – a refuge from the modern world where people can rediscover nature and wildlife can flourish. It’s an ambitious vision, which we’re determined to make happen, one tree at a time but we need your help. The Heart of England Forest is not only a perfectly positioned lung for the Midlands, but a breath of fresh air for the nation. With over a million new native trees planted so far, this project is restoring our native woodland – providing a safe and permanent habitat for wildlife as well as an escape for people from the urban environments surrounding it. The forest stretches up the Warwickshire and Worcestershire border, from the present-day borders of Shakespeare’s Forest of Arden to the edge of the Vale of Evesham – the north Cotswolds to south Birmingham. It’s an area dense in cities, towns and industry. Which is why we’re creating a place to walk under shady canopies and through airy glades, away from the bustle of city life. The UK has less than a third of the native tree cover of many other European countries, including France, Germany and Italy. Planting tomorrow’s great native woodland has already started. With 6,000 acres of land, the forest currently consists of 600 acres of mature woodland and almost 4,000 acres of new planting. We have planted an incredible 1.75 million trees so far, that’s over 12% of the way towards our goal of a 30,000-acre forest. However, with patience and your support, who knows how far it will grow! We look forward to working with you to create The Heart of England Forest. More information can be found at
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Target Goal £500000
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Volunteering is hugely valuable to the Heart of England Forest. With over 4,000 acres of newly planted and established woodlands to maintain and manage plus a mission to plant around 300 acres of new planting each year, we simply couldn’t do this without the kind and generous support of volunteers.

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