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19 Oct 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.
13 Oct 2017
New Government strategy recognises forestry’s role in the green economy.
06 Oct 2017
Scotland's new forestry bill must do more to secure the future of a £1 billion industry and 25,000 jobs by committing to planting new trees, a leading industry figure has warned.
03 Oct 2017
There is an “emerging consensus” around the need to develop a rural policy and funding system which supports the whole countryside, a packed Confor event was told.
02 Oct 2017
A radical new approach to rural policy and funding which treats all land uses equally is needed after Brexit, a new report by Confor demands today.
Three leading rural organisations have joined forces to call for “an ambitious uplift in the area of woodland cover in the UK” after Brexit.
28 Sep 2017
"Forestry and wood is now firmly at the heart of policy discussions about land use, climate change and house building in Scotland", said Confor Chief Executive Stuart Goodall after the conference From Trees To Timber Homes.
19 Sep 2017
Take a look at the Countryside Stewardship Woodland Creation grant for 2018, register to join our webinar on the 2 October 2018 - 3:00pm.
11 Sep 2017
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08 Sep 2017
Confor has welcomed Nicola Sturgeon’s new Programme for Government as a “very positive sign that forestry is at the heart of rural policy thinking” in Scotland.