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23 Jan 2020
Forestry and timber have a central part to play in tackling climate change and improving our future environment, the latest report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said today.
22 Jan 2020
Confor has hit the ground running in 2020, with national media coverage and a ministerial meeting planned to press for the delivery of planting target in the Conservative election manifesto.
13 Jan 2020
Three new awards are to be presented at Confor’s expanded Forestry Dinner & Awards Evening in February 2020.
09 Jan 2020
The annual search to find Scotland’s finest forests and most wonderful woods has begun.
05 Dec 2019
December issue of Confor's England and Wales newsletter.
03 Dec 2019
The SNP has promised to plant 36 million trees every year in Scotland by 2030 to tackle the climate emergency.
29 Nov 2019
Confor has analysed the main parties’ commitments to tree planting in their manifestos for the General Election on 12 December.
25 Nov 2019
Confor has set out its aims for the next Government in a simple, three-point plan to plant more trees, manage our woods better and use more home-grown wood.
16 Nov 2019
Pledges to increase tree planting significantly by the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are a sign that forestry has moved right up the political agenda, according to Confor.
06 Nov 2019
The reassurance from the UK Government that landowners should plant trees now - and be sure of future public support - has been welcomed by Confor.