Save English forests from Conservative sellout


This video from England is called The Royal Forest of Dean.

From Wildlife Extra:

National Trust rallies nation for joint action to save forests

03/02/2011 09:27:39

The Government’s proposal to withdraw from the management of England’s forests and ancient woodlands is a watershed moment in the history of the nation.

The unforeseen plan to dispose of ‘heritage forests’ such as the Forest of Dean and the New Forest, has surprised and shocked many. These much-cherished places have been in public hands for centuries, enjoyed by everyone for generation after generation.

The nation-wide outpouring of concern over their future is testimony to their importance to the life of the country and evidence of their vital role in providing access to nature, tranquillity and other life-enhancing resources, essential to the well-being of all citizens.

See also here.

Conservationists warned today that thousands of hectares of England’s heaths could be at risk under controversial plans to privatise the public forest estate: here.

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