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20 Apr 2017
Confor has postponed its planned policy conference at Westminster, after Theresa May's announcement of a general election.
10 Apr 2017
An online service is now available. And remember that the 13th of April is the deadline for Woodland Improvement via Higher Tier!
07 Apr 2017
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04 Apr 2017
NRW may have extra volume which they will bring to the market in due course
03 Apr 2017
The Countryfile special on forestry highlighted very clearly that the modern forestry and wood-processing sector delivers multiple benefits for the environment, economy and society.
21 Mar 2017
The Forestry Commission must return to its roots and be given full responsibility to reverse a tree planting crisis which threatens to plunge England into deforestation.
20 Mar 2017
Roseanna Cunningham reaffirmed the Scottish Government’s strong support for more ambitious tree planting targets at a Confor and Woodland Trust Scotland Fringe event at SNP conference in Aberdeen.
10 Mar 2017
From 10 March, farmers and land managers can apply for the Mid-Tier and Higher Tier of Countryside Stewardship.
06 Mar 2017
Forestry policy has its highest profile for a generation and the industry must work hard to ensure inquiries in England, Scotland and now Wales make a real difference, according to Confor’s Chief Executive.
03 Mar 2017
Confor has welcomed Scottish Conservative support for driving up tree planting targets ahead of the party’s annual conference in Glasgow.