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10 Sep 2019
Wood-based panel manufacturer EGGER UK, which has more than 800 employees, today announced the sale of its forest management arm to Scotland-based RTS Ltd.
09 Sep 2019
Trees and woodlands must be at the forefront of Government thinking when tackling the climate emergency - and the time for action is now. That was the message from a range of experts at the Confor Woodland Show at Longleat.
03 Sep 2019
The Scottish Government has increased funding to support a higher tree planting target as part of its commitment to tackling the #climateemergency.
02 Sep 2019
Will the Labour Party support mass woodland creation and landscape change to tackle #climateemergency?
21 Aug 2019
Forestry students and young professionals have been urged to shape the future of the profession - and the planet - by entering Confor’s essay and video prize 2019.
19 Aug 2019
Confor has urged the new ministerial team at Defra to work with the industry to drive up tree planting rates significantly to tackle the damaging effects of climate change.
25 Jul 2019
A grant pot of £2 million for new woodland creation has been announced by Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, following pressure from Confor to demonstrate Welsh Government commitment to planting trees.
17 Jul 2019
Press Release from the Deer Initiative
16 Jul 2019
Forestry has a crucial role to play in future sustainable land management in Wales and can deliver on a range of economic and environmental outcomes identified in a Welsh Government consultation.
15 Jul 2019
Confor has welcomed strengthened measures on the import of oak into England that are to be introduced to protect trees from the threat of Oak Processionary Moth (OPM).