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13 Aug 2018
Help us to ensure a flourishing future for forestry in Wales after Brexit
A new and innovative approach to tackling a pest which could save the UK forestry sector millions of pounds a year has been welcomed by Confor.
08 Aug 2018
The Forestry Commission is urging industry to be vigilant for signs of ash dieback and report suspected sightings through its Tree Alert reporting system.
03 Aug 2018
Presentations, documents, infographics and resources from the Confor tent at the Royal Welsh Show.
02 Aug 2018
The media are now picking up on the news about high timber prices.
10 Jul 2018
An MP from North-East Scotland has visited James Jones & Sons’ sawmill in Mosstodloch to see the impact of continued investment on rural communities.
03 Jul 2018
Following positive discussions between the Board of Confor and the Executive Council of UKFPA, members are to be consulted on a proposed merger
02 Jul 2018
The plant health service recently rapidly dealt with a finding of Oak Processionary Moth on imported trees thanks to observations from the trade.
29 Jun 2018
Confor will be at the Royal Welsh Show as usual this year, with a warm welcome and a busy programme of events
28 Jun 2018
A new report by climate change experts says tree planting needs to increase significantly if UK emissions reduction targets are to be met - and to avoid rising energy bills.