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19 Jan 2017
The Scottish Government has revealed plans to increase its tree planting target from 10,000 hectares per year to 15,000 hectares per year by 2025.
18 Jan 2017
A Scottish Government debate on Delivering Forestry in Scotland will take place in the Holyrood Parliament next Tuesday, it has been confirmed.
13 Jan 2017
Tree pests and diseases is the headline topic for discussion at the January meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Forestry (APPGF).
12 Jan 2017
Forestry Minister Dr Therese Coffey has said she is "confident" that 11 million trees will be planted in the lifetime of the current parliament - despite Confor's calculation that it will take until 2027 to meet the target.
05 Jan 2017
Confor has welcomed the inclusion of two forestry stalwarts in the New Year Honours list.
On the 30th of December FSC International announced that the revisions of their Chain of Custody standard were finally complete and that the new revised standard would be live from 1st April 2017.
16 Dec 2016
Confor has welcomed proposals to increase funding for tree planting in the Scottish Government’s budget for 2017/18.
14 Dec 2016
A report published today is set to provide the final step towards meeting Scotland’s tree planting targets.
12 Dec 2016
The 2017 Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards are an annual recognition of excellence among those who use, own or manage Scotland's woods and forests - and a celebration of their contribution to the wealth and well-being of communities.
08 Dec 2016
MPs from all parties urged the UK Government to do more to meet its tree planting targets at a Westminster Hall debate which put forestry at the heart of the political agenda.