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30 Nov 2016
SRUC, the Rural Policy Centre, is asking the question: "Policies for communities in Scotland - are they delivering national resilience outcomes?
16 Nov 2016
In the latest industry report, prepared by John Clegg & Co and Tilhill Forestry, leading forestry investment experts say there is a shortage of good quality, commercial forests and there is a strong financial case for creating new ones.
02 Nov 2016
Keep it Clean - Biosecurity
Don't give pests and diseases an easy ride!
18 Jul 2016
The 2016 of this annual FAO publication focuses on bridging the gap between forestry and agriculture to improve food security.
25 May 2016
In this presentation, Dr Duncan Halley, a Scot who’s been working for the Norwegian Institute of Nature Research for the past twenty years, looks at the benefits of forest restoration in Norway and potential for the UK.
14 Apr 2016
A list of all Higher Education Forestry Qualifications in the United Kingdom for 2016-2017 has been produced by the Royal Forestry Society.
16 Dec 2015
This is the sixth indicators report since the revision in March 2009 of Woodlands for Wales, the Welsh Government’s strategy for woodlands and trees.
15 Jul 2015
Efforts to address illegal logging and reduce the trade in illegal timber have borne fruit and prompted some positive reforms in producer countries, a new report from Chatham House has found. However, changes in the sector mean overall trade in illegal timber has not fallen in the last decade.
01 Jul 2015
We believe that it is necessary to act now to provide a secure future for our forests, woods and trees, that significant changes are required to widely-accepted and practiced systems of management to make them resilient.
01 Nov 2014
Summary of Key Points from Workshops