Forest Management

Growing timber trees - looking after the forest

Kielder Forest is managed by the Forestry Commission with a key aim to produce a tree crop whilst balancing this with nature conservation and providing for thousands of visitors a year. This half day activitiy looks at forest management from planting to felling, managing for wildlife and for recreation. It can also include a minibus visit to see forestry operations in progress, by arrangement, making a full day visit - price on request. The level of presentation, content and detail will be adjusted to suit the group from KS2 to KS5.