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11 Aug 2017
Confor's Chief Executive Stuart Goodall has called on UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove to deliver a common countryside policy after Brexit.
31 Jul 2017
26 Jul 2017
The latest on pests and diseases from Forestry Commission England
A new report on woodland creation is “a shot in the arm" for the £500 million forestry and timber industry in Wales, Confor said today.
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.
18 Jul 2017
New confirmation of a Phytophthora ramorum (Pr) infection (Ramorum disease) on larch in Yorkshire.
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.