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16 Nov 2017
The largest productive tree planting scheme in England for more than 25 years has been approved on a site on the fringes of the Lake District National Park.
13 Nov 2017
Confor has been shortlisted as a finalist in a prestigious UK-wide awards programme which recognises excellence in political engagement.
09 Nov 2017
£1 million fund delivered by the Forestry Commission announced today
07 Nov 2017
Confor joined the celebrations as a new forest charter that aims to put trees and woods back at the heart of people's lives was launched - on the 800th anniversary of the original.
03 Nov 2017
Farmers, foresters, landowners, businesses and environmentalists will come together at a major Westminster conference designed to start shaping a consensus on future rural policy and funding after Brexit.
02 Nov 2017
The latest updates from Wales, presented by National Manager Martin Bishop.
01 Nov 2017
Reminder on the Woodland Creation Planning Grant threshold reduction, Progress on Countryside Stewardship 2017 applications and Rural Payments - Digital Mapping updates.
26 Oct 2017
Confor's efforts to ensure forestry remains firmly on the political agenda paid off this week with a commitment by the Prime Minister to meet tree planting targets - and a feature on BBC Radio 4's Today programme.
20 Oct 2017
This new ambition for woodland policies by the WG Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs committee launched at the Royal Welsh Show is still making news.
19 Oct 2017
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