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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.
Confor responds to the Defra consultation
Forestry can provide answers to many of the questions posed by the UK Government's consultation on the future of the rural economy after Brexit.
Confor responds to The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee new inquiry
The UK government is consulting on proposals for future land-use policy in England.
Confor has welcomed a consultation described by UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove as a "historic opportunity" to shape future rural policy and funding, while calling for more detail on the future role of forestry in the countryside.
A follow-up on Confor's Westminster conference 2017, which brought together representatives from NFU, CLA, Woodland Trust and WWF to discuss the way ahead for land use in the UK. Includes a case study on Lowther Estate.
Planting and optimism grow but Brexit brings uncertainy, is the headline in Northern Ireland.
Confor's Westminster conference on 29 November brought together a variety of rural interest to discuss how we move Towards A Common Countryside Policy.
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.