Sep 1919 - Forestry Act & Creation of the Forestry Commission

Whilst doing a bit of research in preparation for the History Weekend in Sep which will centre around the centenary of WWI I discovered this little potted history of the Forestry Commission.

A side effect of the huge demand for wood during the war was to drastically change the landscape in Britain...

Have a look at their website:

 

www.forestry.gov.uk