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24 Jul 2017
This month, keep up-to-date on Countryside Stewardship Woodland Creation 2018, understand changes to the UK Forestry Standard, complete our survey with your thoughts on our email alert and learn about the update to the EIA regulation.
03 Jul 2017
The opportunity for Scottish forestry to provide more low-carbon housing is the central theme for the latest in Confor's popular policy conferences in Scotland.
26 Jun 2017
The 2017 Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards, which are supported by Confor, honour the outstanding contributions made by woodland to people, the environment and the economy.
23 Jun 2017
A Confor board member has said there has never been a better time to plant trees in Scotland in the the modern era - at an event where First Minister Nicola Sturgeon highlighted the contribution of the £1 billion forestry and timber industry.
Planting large-scale forests creates the same challenges across the globe - whether they are planted in Ghana or Galloway, Confor's Chief Executive told an international gathering at Edinburgh Castle.
22 Jun 2017
Foresters from around the globe were welcomed to Westminster last night for a reception to celebrate 10 years of WWF's New Generation Plantations initiative. The event was part of the tenth annual encounter of WWF's New Generation Plantations platform (NGP).
Confor is proud to support and be involved in the organisation of this week-long series of meetings and field visits in London and Edinburgh.
21 Jun 2017
The Scottish Government's ambition to plant more trees should be enshrined in the new Forestry and Land Management Bill, Confor's CEO told a Scottish Parliament committee today.
20 Jun 2017
Confor is participating in the Royal Highland Show in a new Forestry Tent run in collaboration with Forestry Commission Scotland.
15 Jun 2017
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14 Jun 2017
Confor has picked up where it left off before the recent election, pressing the case for forestry with UK ministers.