National Forest Case Study

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When was the National Forest established?
1990
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Where is it located?
Middle of England: Derbyshire, Staffordshire, and Leicestershire.
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What are its aims?
Plan is to increase the woodland cover in the UK by planting 30 million trees.
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How is it used for timber?
At the moment the UK imports 85% of the timber it requires. Some of the trees planted could be used for timber (so money is not spent on importing timber from other countries).
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How is it used for recreation?
Walkers, cyclists, horse-riders, etc.
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How is it conserved?
>Improving the old mining and clay sites >Sponsored tree planting >Preserving the ancient woodlands >Old fully mature trees selectively felled and saplings cut where density is too high
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What is the planning like for recreational use?
There is a network of country lanes, walks and cycle trails; tourism supports 4000 jobs; visitor numbers have reached almost 8 million per year.
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this is dead, deadout, ill get 2 marks on a case study question using this information, try harder you ****

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