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19 Feb 2019
A Scottish Government minister has seen at first hand how large-scale tree planting is helping protect communities from flooding - as part of a range of environmental and economic benefits delivered by modern forests in Scotland.
08 Feb 2019
A broad coalition of interests has been brought together by Confor to call for the extension of the Forestry Investment Zone (FIZ) initiative to Northumberland.
06 Feb 2019
Forest industry working together to enhance the skilled workforce.
David Lee reports from the Superwood conference.
Dr Vicky West of the Forestry Commission explains how the market for Woodland Carbon Code credits has moved on.
David Lee reports from the Confor Superwood conference in December 2018.
05 Feb 2019
The Scottish Government has launched a new strategy that calls for tree planting and woodland creation and maintenance to become a "shared national endeavour".
31 Jan 2019
Confor's evidence to two parliamentary committees examining the new Environment Bill has welcomed the proposal to put long-term woodland creation targets on a statutory footing.
24 Jan 2019
The UK Government will not meet its climate change targets without a significant increase in tree planting and far greater use of timber in construction.
17 Jan 2019
Confor has renewed its call to the forestry industry to do everything possible to prevent the spread of a pest which has caused extensive damage to forests across Europe.