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12 Jan 2018
The need for increased productive planting and the use of more home-grown timber in construction were key themes in a Westminster Hall debate on forestry in England.
11 Jan 2018
"It's great to see forestry at the heart of Government thinking and to see its triple environmental, economic and social benefits recognised."
05 Jan 2018
04 Jan 2018
Read Confor's reaction to Michael Gove's speech at the Oxford Farming Conference
19 Dec 2017
A Christmas tree from the Highlands has been transported almost 600 miles by a Confor member to brighten up Scotland House in London for the festive season.
Wales needs to plant 4,000 hectares of new woodland (around 8 million trees) each year to meet the legislated target of an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050, according to a report published today by the UK Climate Change Committee (UKCCC).
15 Dec 2017
The contest has begun to find and celebrate Scotland’s finest and most inspiring woodlands.
Is your Countryside Stewardship Woodland Creation application ready for submission on the 2 Jan 2018?
14 Dec 2017
Confor has welcomed the “pragmatic and positive” approach by politicians to the new Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill after the latest version was published today.
Improving and expanding the woodland of Wales will be one of my top priorities, Environment Minister Hannah Blythyn told the Welsh Assembly yesterday.