Riders have your say on Forests!


Well-Known Member
2 February 2008
Forestry Panel opens its doors for views on forests and woods and announces forest visits

"The Independent Panel on Forestry is inviting everyone interested in forests and woods to come forward, share their views and join in a public conversation.

In order to advise government on the future of forests and woods in England, the Panel wants to understand the widest range of views, interests and expertise. So whatever your connection; now is your first opportunity to get involved, share your views and make your voice heard to the panel especially for us riders as this could, if we respond in numbers mean more off road riding. You can find out more about the questions the Panel is posing and how to feed in your views at:


There are 5 questions in the "Call for Views" : -

Question 1 ? What do forests and woods mean to you?
Question 2 ? What is your vision for the future of England?s forests and woods?
Question 3 ? What do you feel to be the benefits of forests and woods to:
a) you personally;
b) society as a whole;
c) the natural environment; and
d) the economy?
Question 4 ? We would like to hear about your suggestions of practical solutions and good practice which can be replicated more widely.
Question 5 ? What do you see as the priorities and challenges for policy about England?s forests and woods?

Responses need to reach the Panel by 31 July 2011