Dutch nature organization Natuurmonumenten wants to reduce its tree felling. The organization will only cut down trees in its controlled areas if there is good reason to do so. And for every tree that is felled, Natuurmonumenten will plant another one elsewhere, the organization reported to NU.nl on Wednesday.
A hiker found a skull in the forest near Garderenseweg in Putten on on Saturday. The police are investigating, but it may be another two or three weeks before more information is available, a spokesperson said to De Stentor.
The police did a forensic investigation at the scene of the discovery, and the skull was sent to the Netherlands Forensic Institute for further investigation.
The Arnhem police spent Sunday afternoon searching the forest at a playground on Engelenburgstraat for a so-called killer clown. The man dressed as a scary clown harassed eight children at the playground earlier in the day. He had knives with him, according to one child. The clown wasn't found, AD reports
A boy was injured in the foot when he stepped on sharpened iron spikes in the forest on Buntweg in Zeeland, a neighborhood officer announced on Facebook. The police believe that the spikes were meant as a booby trap for motocross riders.
The forest fire near Chaam that started during the weekend and rekindled earlier this week was tamed by the fire brigade. Since last Sunday it was burning in the area of over 60 hectares after a teenager supposedly ignited it. The fire is under control, although smoldering embers are still burning in the area.
A Scottish Highlander bull roaming the forests near the Rijen in Brabant was shot in the neck with an arrow on Sunday. Authorities believe that the arrow came from a longbow, but do not yet have a suspect.
A 72-year old man from Rosmalen has admitted to digging the hole, in which multiple dead animals were discovered, that police found on monday.
The mobile unit found several objects in the forest near the home of Els Borst in Bilthoven yesterday, which could provide further details in the ongoing investigation of her death, a spokesperson for the Police said.
In a hole in a forest near Zuidlaren, in Drenthe, police arrested two men from Kosovo, who were suspected of a series of burglaries in the area.
Hunters expect it will be tricky to shoot off wild boar at the Veluwe, because there are many acorns, chestnuts and beechnuts this year.
Those who would like to get married in a special location can look to the forest, starting next year. State forest management signed an agreement for this purpose with the company Trouwstart in Oosterbeek.