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21 Feb 2017
Confor has welcomed an additional £5 million in funding for timber transport in Scotland as "fantastic news" for the sector and for rural communities.
14 Feb 2017
A senior minister in the UK Government's Brexit team has had discussions with Confor on the major issues affecting the forestry and timber sector during a visit to a sawmill.
10 Feb 2017
Stuart Goodall was today named as a member of the delivery group set up to drive forward significant new tree planting in Scotland.
09 Feb 2017
The latest on pests and diseases from Forestry Commission England.
08 Feb 2017
Confor has welcomed positive comments made by the RSPB in response to the Scottish Government's proposal to increase tree planting targets by 50 per cent by 2025.
02 Feb 2017
Forestry has a much broader contribution to make to tackling climate change than it is currently given credit for, Confor's Chief Executive told a Scottish Parliament committee.
30 Jan 2017
Ambitious new tree planting targets in Scotland are leaving the rest of the UK in the shade – and other governments must now act to deliver jobs and reduce the impacts of climate change.
26 Jan 2017
25 Jan 2017
Tree pests and diseases have now become “business as usual” for forest and woodland owners, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Forestry was told.
A constructive and wide-ranging debate on forestry in the Scottish Parliament has confirmed cross-party support for ambitious new planting targets to deliver benefits for Scotland’s economy, environment and communities.