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18 Oct 2016
Confor has written to England forestry Minister Thérèse Coffey to press for additional funding to plant productive forests in England, following the UK’s signing of the Paris Agreement on greenhouse gas emissions.
12 Oct 2016
The Chair and the three Vice-Chairs of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Forestry have been re-elected at its annual general meeting in the Houses of Parliament.
The forestry and timber sector has a strong opportunity to take advantage of a post-Brexit world where silo thinking on land use breaks down.
04 Oct 2016
A packed Fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference, organised by Confor and The Woodland Trust, also heard a rallying-cry for creative thinking about rural land use and policy in the new environment.
03 Oct 2016
Confor has released an ambitious blueprint for a thriving forestry and timber sector as the United Kingdom maps out a post-Brexit future.
29 Sep 2016
The enormous potential of forestry in helping Scotland to meet its climate change targets - and delivering a range of other significant benefits - has been highlighted at the Scottish Parliament.
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With new threats to tree health arising all the time, the game-plan is to switch-on youngsters to the need for action and foster a new generation of tree health professionals.
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.