Mar 27 2020

New Volunteer, New Site

The Young People’s Forest is an excellent project for conserving native tree species, including oak, cherry and silver birch trees. Volunteering for The Woodland Trust has taught me how important it is to plant native tree species at the Mead site, including the silver birch...

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Aug 11 2019

By Royal Appointment

The Woodland Trusts new property “The Young Peoples Forest – Mead” near to Derby, Derbyshire,  recently received a visit from none other than the Head Forester of the Duchy of Cornwall, Geraint Richards who came out to see the project for himself and give advice...

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Jun 10 2019

Launch of the Young People Forest

On the 10th May we gathered for our launch event at Mead in Derbyshire, the UK’s first Young People’s Forest. This new 162ha  site is a former open cast coal mine, similar in many respects to QEDJW in Leicestershire. However this new acquisition has the added...

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