Help care for the Forest news

New ‘top dog’ at New Forest National Park

Dawn Rayment

Published on Tuesday 11 April 2017

A new four-legged ‘apprentice’ is learning how to be a forest friendly dog with the National Park Authority ranger team.

New Forest fungi - a feast for your eyes

Forest fungi at Norley Wood

Published on Thursday 1 September 2016

The Forestry Commission is launching a campaign to highlight the importance of the New Forest for fungi, and to appeal for support for a ‘no-picking’ code on the Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Birds and a brew!

ground nesting birds

Published on Monday 14 March 2016

With the start of the ground nesting bird season, New Forest National Park Authority and Hampshire County Council Rangers will be hosting coffee mornings with a twist this spring.

Dog walkers' views wanted

Dog walker on marshland

Published on Tuesday 23 February 2016

People who walk dogs on the Solent coast are being asked to share their likes and dislikes about dog walking in a new online survey.

New coastal rangers to protect birds on the Solent

Helping to protect birds

Published on Tuesday 19 January 2016

A team of coastal rangers has started work on the Solent coast to help protect the thousands of birds that spend the winter along our shores.

Submit spring snaps of the Forest

seasonal snaps

Published on Wednesday 22 April 2015

The New Forest’s Seasonal Snaps photo competition is back, giving people the chance to win great prizes for entering their springtime photos online.

New Forest at risk from sky lanterns

chinese sky lanterns piece

Published on Tuesday 30 September 2014

Organisations across the New Forest have joined National Parks England in calling for the release of Chinese sky lanterns to be banned due to the significant risk they pose to wildlife and habitats.

Winners announced for car-free activities prize draw at New Forest Show

New Forest Show stand 2014

Published on Friday 8 August 2014

The winners of our New Forest Show prize draw have been revealed after hundreds people took part in our car-free activities.

New seasonal ranger to lead campsite activities in the New Forest

Seasonal ranger Chris Marshall family activities

Published on Tuesday 5 August 2014

A new seasonal ranger will help campers have fun in the New Forest whilst helping them protect the National Park’s animals and landscapes.

Environment Minister celebrates National Parks Week in the New Forest

Lord de Mauley

Published on Monday 4 August 2014

Environment Minister Lord de Mauley visited the New Forest during National Parks Week and saw a showcase of life in the National Park.

Conferences top successful year for New Forest education team

news pic

Published on Thursday 24 July 2014

Teachers and pupils have taken part in two education conferences in the New Forest to cap another successful year for the New Forest National Park Authority’s education team.

Celebrate the Forest with your summer snaps


Published on Wednesday 23 July 2014

Our Seasonal Snaps photo competition is back for its summer outing, inviting people to submit their seasonal photos of the Forest on Facebook or Twitter for a chance to win great prizes.

Enjoy a Forest barbeque safely

Ponies grazing on heathland

Published on Friday 11 July 2014

It’s that time of year again when barbecues get lit and we get to enjoy the taste of summer.

‘Project Wild Thing’ to inspire children back to nature

Project wild thing for web

Published on Wednesday 23 October 2013

A special screening of a film to inspire children to connect with nature will take place in the New Forest during half term week.

New hotline cards for responsible dog owners

Dog Car Sticker

Published on Tuesday 13 August 2013

Hotline cards and window stickers designed to encourage responsible dog walking in the New Forest have been unveiled.

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