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24 Mar 2020
#TheFutureisForestry essay and video prize winners were announced today- Dan Haslam of Scottish Woodlands (video) and Jenny Knight of the University of Birmingham (essay).
18 Mar 2020
Confor has created an information hub for the forestry and wood-using industry about the business impacts of coronavirus.
17 Mar 2020
As part of International Year of Plant Health, Forestry Commission has launched a new campaign - #HealthyTrees.
16 Mar 2020
A new £10 million funding pot for tree planting and woodland restoration in Wales is a "game-changer for forestry and the wider environment", according to Confor.
11 Mar 2020
Confor was contacted by a number of members and other forestry stakeholders, following an article which appeared in The Guardian on Tuesday, based on a new report by the RSPB.
Confor has put out the following statement in reaction to Rishi Sunak's Budget today. More updates will follow when further details are confirmed...
04 Mar 2020
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Confor has agreed to sponsor a new Forest and Woodland Award in the RSPB's Nature of Scotland Awards 2020 - as part of a broader positive working relationship between the two organisations.
Confor has promised to do everything it can to support the pledge by Northern Ireland's devolved government to plant 18 million trees over the next decade.
03 Mar 2020
With the current concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the possibility of it taking hold in the UK, we wanted to let you know the measures Confor is taking to minimise the risk to our members and those in the forest and timber industries.