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100 Years of the Forestry Commission


100 Years Forestry Centanary


In September 1919 the Forestry Commission was founded to restore the nation’s woods and forests following the First World War, and the passing of the Forestry Act. The Commission is now England’s largest landowner and look looking after 1,500 forests and delivers internationally renowned research in sustainable forestry and helps other landowners make their woodlands more productive, better for wildlife, and prepared for the challenges of a changing climate.


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