Brief History of the Forestry Commission
James Ogilvie’s very readable booklet tells the story of 100 years of British State forestry in a delightful nutshell. The author had lifetime career in the Forestry Commission, manages his own prize winning woodland and has raised thousands of pounds for Tree Aid. He is a non-executive director of the Woodland Trust and The Border Forest Trust.
This brief but comprehensive history of the best known forestry brand in UK is a tribute to all those who contributed their time, effort and muscle. James Ogilvie takes you through decade by decade of what has been a remarkable success story. The growth of the forest sector in the last 100 years has delivered - and continues to deliver - wide ranging benefits for all those who work in, live near or play in Britain’s forests