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24 Jun 2016
The British public has made its decision to leave the European Union and it is vital that UK forestry and wood-using businesses are supported in understanding what Brexit will mean for them and assisted in navigating their way through the inevitable changes that will take place in the coming years.
21 Jun 2016
A poll by industry body Confor shows a narrow majority of the UK forestry and timber sector wishes to remain in the EU.
17 Jun 2016
All Confor members in Scotland have been sent a detailed briefing about key developments since the SNP won a third term in power at the Holyrood Parliament.
13 Jun 2016
A well-known face in the forestry and timber sector joins the Confor team this week to provide support to members in England.
09 Jun 2016
Farming & Forestry Connect has begun its search for focused and ambitious farmers or foresters keen to enhance their business competitiveness and viability through participation in its new Management Exchange programme.
03 Jun 2016
England could be on the verge of a new tree planting boom after a forestry innovation fund launched by a Government minister at a Confor event received applications to plant more than 1000 hectares of new woodland.
27 May 2016
Confor's proposals to grow Scotland’s £1 billion forestry and timber sector have been included in two influential briefings summarising major issues for the new term of the Scottish Parliament.
23 May 2016
NRW timber sales events are on line auctions or tenders for timber. NRW publishes the dates along with details of what is for sale and where, anyone can view them but in order to bid you have to be registered with NRW/FC and then go to a different website to put on a bid.
19 May 2016
Latest updates from the Forestry Commission on Oak Processionary Moth, P ramorum, Oriental Chestnut Gall Wasp and Forest Research's call for nursery partners to help tackle Phytophthora.
New figures on woodland creation show that the Conservative Government will fail to deliver its manifesto commitment to plant 11 million trees between 2015 and 2020 unless it takes radical action now.