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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.
04 Nov 2019
The new plant passporting arrangements will come into effect on 14 December 2019. Do you need to register?
Confor has urged political parties to commit to ambitious tree planting targets in their General Election manifestos - to show they are serious about tackling the climate emergency.
01 Nov 2019
The awards ceremony for Confor's essay and video prize 2019 has been postponed after the confirmation that a General Election will be held on Thursday December 12th.
30 Oct 2019
An update for Confor members in Wales and southern England
28 Oct 2019
We are looking for wide range of case studies from Confor members around the UK to illustrate the importance of forests for wildlife.
18 Oct 2019
Confor welcomes proposals by Cornwall Council to create approximately 8,000 hectares of additional canopy cover by 2030, equating to 2% of Cornwall’s land area.
The Welsh Government has been urged to put more money into tree planting to show it is serious about tackling the damaging impact of climate change.
11 Oct 2019
Forestry students and young professionals have been reminded to submit their last-minute entries for Confor’s essay and video prize 2019..
07 Oct 2019
Until the UK receives satisfactory evidence of compliance with the required standard, any imports of oak trees subject to the strengthened UK legislation from this area will not be permitted.