Forests are lovely, magical places where we can walk, relax and enjoy being surrounded by trees and nature. They're important for our communities and for our souls.
The coalition government threatened to sell off our forests to the private sector but a strong community campaign around the country stopped that from happening. What a victory! Read more about the campaign on 38 degrees.
An independent report concluded that ‘the public forest estate should remain in public ownership’ and that it provides ‘good value for money’.
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