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20 Sep 2016
A proposal to plant more than 600,000 trees to create the largest new private sector woodland in England for more than 20 years has been officially launched.
19 Sep 2016
Confor continued its work to shape a thriving future for the forestry and timber sector after Brexit by consulting the industry at the APF Show.
14 Sep 2016
A new report examining Scotland's progress in meeting its ambitious climate change targets has highlighted tree planting as crucial factor for future success.
09 Sep 2016
Confor has welcomed the recognition by the UK Government that natural flood management needs to play a bigger part in preventing disastrous flooding in the future
A seminar to discuss diversity and gender in the forestry sector in Scotland was told businesses will suffer unless they attract the widest range of employees available.
06 Sep 2016
A new report into future wood fibre supply and demand in Great Britain (GB) paints a picture of short-to-medium term opportunity; however, longer term concern remains regarding the forecast balance between supply and demand.
01 Sep 2016
Confor's report on the potential implications of Brexit on the forestry and timber sector has been published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Forestry (APPGF).
31 Aug 2016
A consultation on forestry in Scotland is a “once-in-a-generation opportunity” to secure the future of a successful £1 billion industry, according to leading trade body Confor.
24 Aug 2016
The Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Forestry has welcomed the news that the Forestry Innovation Fund will re-open to applications next month.