Foundation for Common Land position statement on Natural Flood Management

7 Feb 2018: Considerable interest has been shown in the potential of Natural Flood Management (NFM) to contribute to a reduction in flooding across the UK in... read more

The New Forest Point to Point

11 Jan 2018: The New Forest point-to point marks the end of the commoning year, a day when commoners come together with the wider Forest community and celebrate... read more

The Birds and Bees at the Oxford Farming Conference

5 Jan 2018: Julia Aglionby our Executive Director gave the following talk the Oxford Farming Conference 2018.   The Birds & The Bees: Should farmers/... read more

Area facilitators wanted for Our Common Cause project

20 Dec 2017: Our Common Cause: Our Upland Commons: Contracts Available  for 4 Area Facilitators The Foundation for Common Land and its partners in the... read more

New Forest: Update on Basic Payment Issues

6 Dec 2017: Over the last two weeks we have had further conversations, correspondence and meetings with Paul Caldwell (CEO), Ali Johnson (BPS Operations... read more


31 Oct 2017: We are extremely delighetd to announce that we will be convening a new partnership to support the uplands in four of England’s most iconic... read more

Now out Volume 11 - Issue 2 - 2017 of International Journal of the Commons

23 Oct 2017: The International Journal of the Commons is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed open-access journal, dedicated to furthering the understanding of... read more

Chislehurst commons now owned by a local charity

5 Oct 2017: The 180 acres of common land in Chislehurst, South East London, have been sold in their entirety, ending more than 1,000 years of private ownership... read more