North England Forest District has a complement of 132 staff who care for 61,000 hectares of forest and 25,000 hectares of open land. Annual timber production is 550,000 m3 and there is a planting programme in excess of 3 million trees a year. The District has 45 SSSIs totalling over 10,000 ha and is a major contributor to local and national biodiversity. The District has four visitor centres at, Grizedale, Hamsterley, Kielder and Whinlatter. The nations forests in the North of England attract over one million visits per annum. Kielder Forest is the largest forest in England, with its 65,000 hectares home to one of the most popular outdoor recreation sites in the region. Kielder Water & Forest Park attracts upwards of 500,000 visitors a year and is home to the largest colony of ospre

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