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18 Jun 2018
Farmers will be able to find out everything they need to know about planting trees on their land as the specialist Forestry Tent returns to the Royal Highland Show this year.
13 Jun 2018
Confor has welcomed the appointment of Sir William Worsley as the UK Government’s first Tree Champion to expand forest and woodland cover.
12 Jun 2018
01 Jun 2018
The forestry and wood processing industry must be at the heart of a deal to revitalise the economy on both sides of the England/Scotland border, according to a new report.
29 May 2018
Concern about the severe lack of new woodland creation in Wales and under-ambitious tree-planting targets are central messages in a new report from the National Assembly for Wales on Climate Change.
25 May 2018
Proposals to consult industry on new quarantine arrangements for high-risk plants are among the measures set out in a new Government’s plan to protect the UK’s trees.
18 May 2018
Early in May Confor organised an introductory meeting with a view to establishing a Cross Party Group for woodlands, forestry and timber. The event was held in Tŷ Hywel, Cardiff Bay by kind permission of the Welsh Assembly.
Timber prices in the UK have soared by almost 30 per cent in a year, according to newly-released figures.
08 May 2018
A thriving and sustainable future for the UK countryside after Brexit depends on a fresh approach to land use policy and funding that recognises much more than just farming.
01 May 2018
A Green MSP has visited one of the UK’s most modern sawmills to hear about the contribution made by forestry and wood processing to the economy, environment and communities of rural Scotland.