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07 Dec 2018
Confor has urged the forestry industry to be vigilant and react quickly after the discovery of a breeding population of the eight-toothed spruce bark beetle.
05 Dec 2018
Launch of new Forestry Commission map browser (for England) with an improved Land Information Search.
30 Nov 2018
Confor's winter conference is taking place on 14 December at the University of Northumbria in Newcastle.
29 Nov 2018
Confor has responded to this Scottish Government’s consultation.
An ambitious forest industries strategy published today aims to double the sector’s annual economic contribution in Scotland to £2 billion by 2030.
27 Nov 2018
Confor has welcomed Michael Gove’s public recognition of the need to significantly increase tree planting rates to meet UK climate change targets - but urged him to also include the opportunity to use more home-grown wood as part of a shift to a low-carbon economy.
21 Nov 2018
Lorna Johnson, a Masters student at Harper Adams University, has won Confor’s first Future of Forestry writing prize.
19 Nov 2018
First draft of Guidance on Responsibilities for Environmental Protection in Forestry 2018 for consultation
15 Nov 2018
Confor has called on the UK Government for a "clear and genuine commitment" to meet tree planting targets - to show it is serious about tackling climate change.