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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.
22 Jun 2017
Foresters from around the globe were welcomed to Westminster last night for a reception to celebrate 10 years of WWF's New Generation Plantations initiative. The event was part of the tenth annual encounter of WWF's New Generation Plantations platform (NGP).
Confor is proud to support and be involved in the organisation of this week-long series of meetings and field visits in London and Edinburgh.
21 Jun 2017
The Scottish Government's ambition to plant more trees should be enshrined in the new Forestry and Land Management Bill, Confor's CEO told a Scottish Parliament committee today.
20 Jun 2017
Confor is participating in the Royal Highland Show in a new Forestry Tent run in collaboration with Forestry Commission Scotland.
15 Jun 2017
Please spare FIVE MINUTES to respond to this survey to tell us about your experience of freight transport in rural Scotland.
14 Jun 2017
Confor has picked up where it left off before the recent election, pressing the case for forestry with UK ministers.
12 Jun 2017
DEFRA (Animal and Plant Health Agency) have prepared this useful summary that highlights the importance of good biosecurity, steps you can take, and where you can find further information on this issue.
31 May 2017
The manifestos of the main parties for next week’s UK general election show that the forestry sector has to continue pushing its message as a significant rural industry delivering multiple benefits.