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Friends of Thetford Forest is delighted to announce an award of £1107 from the Postcode Neighbourhood Trust to purchase equipment to help with conservation and archaeology tasks. Having applied for funding in August, it is only now that we can publicise our success.
The Postcode Neighbourhood Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery. Our grant came from money allocated to help voluntary groups in this year's challenging circumstances.

The latest FoTF Newsletter (Autumn/Winter 2020) is out now. The new look newsletter can be viewed here.

Friends of Thetford Forest (FoTF) Conservation Group Report 2020

Annual Report (2020)

January 2020

FoTF Conservation Group once again opened the year of FoTF Conservation Group events by joining forces with the Cranwich Toad Patrol to help set up their toad fence on the edge of Cranwich Woods.

FoTF Conservation Group at Work at Cranwich January 2020)

February 2020

FoTF Conservation Group were forced to take the highly unusual step of cancelling the event due to Storm Ciara, and Storm Dennis the following weekend.

March 2020

FoTF Conservation Group returned to Mildenhall Woods to visit a location referred to as Quakers Walk which they last visited in 2017. Here the team undertook habitat improvement by removing small Broom plants and raking out Moss patches.

Following the Government announcement about the introduction of restrictions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 FoTF, like other organisations, had to suspend its volunteering.
FoTF would very much like to begin volunteering again sometime in the autumn - with the walking trails' checking and the archaeological sites' monitoring, followed by a gradual return to safe-distancing groups for conservation tasks and at Lynford Arboretum. However this is dependent on FE's agreement and resources and the on-going Covid-19 situation