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21 Mar 2017
The Forestry Commission must return to its roots and be given full responsibility to reverse a tree planting crisis which threatens to plunge England into deforestation.
20 Mar 2017
Roseanna Cunningham reaffirmed the Scottish Government’s strong support for more ambitious tree planting targets at a Confor and Woodland Trust Scotland Fringe event at SNP conference in Aberdeen.
15 Mar 2017
Confor is hosting a policy conference at Westminster in June featuring major speakers from outside forestry as well as from within the sector.
10 Mar 2017
From 10 March, farmers and land managers can apply for the Mid-Tier and Higher Tier of Countryside Stewardship.
06 Mar 2017
Forestry policy has its highest profile for a generation and the industry must work hard to ensure inquiries in England, Scotland and now Wales make a real difference, according to Confor’s Chief Executive.
03 Mar 2017
Confor has welcomed Scottish Conservative support for driving up tree planting targets ahead of the party’s annual conference in Glasgow.
02 Mar 2017
Soil Association Certification Forestry is now the sole auditor for the Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) Responsible Purchasing Policy (RPP) scheme.
01 Mar 2017
One of the towering figures in the modern forestry and timber sector has been named as the winner of Confor’s Dedicated Service to Forestry Award for 2017.