The return of E.M. Forster’s ‘wild greenwood’?

“More than half the forests in England are now in effect derelict, experts at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology claim. … David Bellamy, the botanist and TV presenter, attributed the decline in the quality of woodland to the reduction in the number of gamekeepers and gillies on country estates. “As we have lost them, we have lost the knowledge needed to keep our woodland healthy,” he said.”