Hands Off Our Forest
A campaign to keep the
Forest of Dean out of private hands

hands off our forest


The Independent Forestry Panel has asked you write in and tell them what the English forests mean to you.


They have framed 5 questions for you to answer. These are suggestions only and you do not have to stick to them if you do not want to.


You can fill in our easy to use, customisable, secure, web to email form on the right to send your response to the panel.




Email the Panel now - it could not be easier.


If you would prefer to send an email without using the form, or to write, the details are below:




Subject: Independent Panel on Forestry – Call for Views


If you would prefer to write, the address is:


Secretariat to the Independent Panel on Forestry


Nobel House

17 Smith Square

London SW1P 3JR.


The 5 questions the panel are asking are:


• What do forests mean to you?

• What is your vision for the future of England's forests and woods?

• What do you feel to be the benefits of forests and woods to you a. personally, b. society as a whole, c. the natural environment, and d. the economy?

• Suggestions of practical solutions and good practice.

• What do you see as the priorities and challenges for policy about England's forests and woods?


If you would like to see the Panels original document asking for the public's views, click here.





Web to Email Form for responding to the Forestry Panel


Your Email Address  

Your Response


Click in the blank line after each question and type your answer.


You do not have to answer all or any of the Panel's questions, which are included to prompt you, you can respond to the panel in any way you wish.


Simply delete any text you do not want to appear in your email.


End the response with your name and fill in the CAPTCHA box (this ensures it is not used by automated spammers)


When you press Submit below, your response will be sent as an email, from your email address, to the Forestry Panel.


If you believe, as HOOF does, that the Forestry Commission is the best outfit to run the English forests and that they should stay owned by the public, then don't forget to say so.

Please enter the words and numbers you see on the right (case sensitive).