New Forest Notes 2002
December 2002 - Picket Post past and present; Cattle marking; Orienteering; A century of killing.
November 2002 - Realising Lyndhurst's dream of an outer bypass; Wartime forest photos; Two deputy Surveyors.
October 2002 - Resolving the Forest's
recreation disputes; Access plans fiasco; A curious land exchange;.
September 2002 - Opening up the Forest's private heaths; Agister's accident; The dying hollies; Weakening protection of the national parks.
August 2002 - Cutting the Verderers' income; Restoring the Inclosures; National Trust conservation Grazing Scheme; Park inquiry duration and scope.
July 2002 - Strategy for the New Forest; Protecting the Forest's past; 377 Park representations.
New Forest Notes 2001
December 2001 - Richardson, King and Driver's New Forest Map; Blocked trackways; Pony condition; National Park announcement.
November 2001 - Helping the Forest to recover; Rifle ranges; Pannage off and pannage on again; Earth on the move.
October 2001 - The legacy of foot and mouth disease; The Management Plan 2001-2006; District Councils and the National Park; Cow marking.
September 2001 - National Park consultation; Long sleep of a Lyndhurst resident; Blocking a loophole in the Forest’s protection; Drifts.
August 2001 - Danger in New Forest camp sites; CROW Act to control horse riders?; Water company’s achievements.
July 2001 - The ultimate New Forest book; Dogs; The plastic Forest.
June 2001 - Dogs and the Right to Roam; Secret graves; Forest seats and a golf course.
May 2001 - Reopening the Forest to recreation; The plight of local horseowners; The shape of the National Park; Beaulieu Road Saleyard.
April 2001 - Foot & Mouth and the Forest; A tale of Foot & Mouth in the 1890s; Antique maps of the New Forest; The returning goblet.
March 2001 - The dream of a larger New Forest; New light on Scots pines.
February 2001 - Nonsense at Ashley Lodge; What to do about stallions; Auction of Forest history.
January 2001 - Fudging the National Park question; The Forestry Commission & the Verderers; Animal condition; Erosion restoration.
New Forest Notes 2000
December 2000 - New Verderers – old problems; Marking Fees; Estovers; Verderer for five days.
November 2000 - Teaching the commoners about National Parks; Holmsley Crossing Cottage and common rights; Verderers’ election.
October 2000 - The roots of Forest evil; New Park Camp; Road widening by stealth; Heywood Sumner exhibition.
September 2000 - The future of Forest recreation; Parish councils to represent the commoners?; Yernagates Nap.
August 2000 - Messages from the National Parks; Is a wagon ride a “facility”; Running the Verderers’ Court; Forest speed limit.
July 2000 - The Park and the New Forest Show; Charging Forest exhibitors at the Show; Verderers’ election – register at the show; New Forest Committee report 1999-2000.
June 2000 - Forest Design Plan Forum; Verderers’ decision of draghunting; A curious Spring.
May 2000 - Verderers and the subsidy problem; The 1960s Forest in colour; Countryside & Rights of Way bill.
April 2000 - New grazing controls for common land; New draghunting proposals; The market for ponies; The commoners and the Countryside Agency.
March 2000 - New recreation facilities for the Forest; Aircraft beacons; Alice in the National Park; Old woods saved.
February 2000 - Draghunting and the Park; The Verderers & the Park; Car park problems; Mobile phone masts.
January 2000 - Grim secrets of Newlands Plantation; Wrecking of Forest rides; Commoners and the National Park; Life III.
New Forest Notes 1999
December 1999 - Centenary publication of a forgotten manuscript; New Forest Association Park meeting; Verderers’ website; Draghunting review.
November 1999 - Preparing to oppose the National Park; Bombing the New Forest Museum; Foreman Durnford and the Monkey Puzzle tree.
October 1999 - Drag hunting versus the foxhounds; Cycle network review; Urban seats.
September 1999 - Verderers’ money problems; Forest design plans; Verderers’ byelaws.
August 1999 - Planning for life after the hunt; Alderhill Bridge; New life for “East Boldre”; Mire restoration bogged down; New Forest Association website.
July 1999 - Publicity for the Verderers; “Outrageous behaviour” over Forest seminar; Silence at Holly Hatch.
June 1999 - Return of the concrete crushers; Creating a miniature New Forest; Deer problems.
May 1999 - How a National Park would work; The consequences of establishing the New Forest Park.
April 1999 - Burley developments past and present; The price of propaganda; Restoring a forgotten landscape.
March 1999 - Will Verderers now support the National Park?; The internet forest; Verderers’ inclosures.
February 1999 - ADAS report on marketing Forest livestock; Mire restoration; Gobbledygook.
January 1999 - Clearing the Forest’s exotic trees; Bridge problems; New Forest Museum.
New Forest Notes 1998
December 1998 - New Forest stakeholder conference; Commoners Defence Association; Mandate settlement.
November 1998 - Bechstein’s Minister; The new Official Verderer; Heather bales in Bishop’s Dyke.
October 1998 - Violation of an Iron Age visit; An uncertain Autumn; Mobile phones.
September 1998 - Return of the camp shop dispute; Bombs; Dio; Special Verderers’ Court.
August 1998 - Collapse of the Minister’s Mandate; Saving Thompson’s Castle; Linwood cycle problems.
July 1998 - Memoirs of a Victorian Deputy Surveyor; Owning the common; Selling former Forest land.
June 1998 - New legislation for the Forest; Forest design plans; Europe’s Forest investigation.
May 1998 - Jean Cobb’s New Forest battle; The Holmsley Ridge dilemma.
April 1998 - Forest pony and cattle numbers; New Forest Committee proposals; The silent motorway?
March 1998 - Is same as April 1998
February 1998 - Preparing for the Park battle; Ogdens Purlieu; More cycle pressure.
January 1998 - Return of the National Park; Collapse of the pony market; End of an era.
New Forest Notes 1997
December 1997 - Additional public meetings for Verderers; Departing Deputy Surveyor; Decline of the camp shops; Inclosure management agreement.
November 1997 - Verderers’ election; Colin Tubbs; Maladministration at Balmer Lawn.
October 1997 - Commerce in the Forest; Parking curtailed; Grazing licences; Life money; Turf Hill; E. Coli 0157.
September 1997 - Forest hunting to continue; Pony collars; Ragwort; Forest maps.
August 1997 - Five million pound Forest overhaul; Hunting; Chalk; Aerial update.
July 1997 - Remote areas mirage; Another aerial; The Forest at the Show.
June 1997 - Peace in the New Forest Association; New Forest books; Brown signs.
May 1997 - Colt-hunting under pressure; The Walter Copse ram; Purlieus; Brand deposits.
April 1997 - The Forest and the General Election; Life money; Turf Hill; E. Coli 0157
March 1997 - Forest parking charges; A forgotten landscape; Rams.
February 1997 - The New Forest Association; The water wizard; Pony killers?
January 1997 - Animal welfare politics; A watery grave; Forest of signs.
New Forest Notes 1996
December 1996 - Animal welfare politics; A watery grave; Forest of signs.
November 1996 - One more Agister; European control of the Forest; Verderers’ records.
October 1996 - The Queen’s Forest; The Bedlam Forest; Dying heathland.
September 1996 - Verderers’ accounts for 1995; Raining hay; (then a lodge topic?)
August 1996 - Forest pony brands and the Atlas of Rights.
July 1996 - The Forest’s ancient history; Eighteen million visits; Plantation negotiations.
June 1996 - Dead and buried; BSE and the New Forest; Europe in the New Forest; The urban park.
May 1996 - Character trees versus timber production; Litter; Managing the ancient woods (small portion missing, needs transcribing).
April 1996 - Mountain bikers’ Forest victory; Strangles in New Forest ponies; The degenerating commons.
March 1996 - Closing the Mark Ash road; Forest car park charges; Acorn deaths – see March 95.
February 1996 - Houses for commoners; Pony passports; A31 vandalism; Hardwood fellings.
January 1996 - Mountain bike settlement; The Queen’s fortress; The Verderers’ Office
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