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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.
04 Oct 2019
Andrew Heald revisits Confor's Plant Health action plan and considers the Ips Typgraphus outbreak in Europe.
By Ian Murgatroyd, EU exit plant health regulations lead, and Dr John Morgan, head of plant health, Forestry Commission England.
A case study of the successful forestry fund in new Zealand - the Harvested Wood Material Levy.
02 Oct 2019
Scottish Woodlands Ltd has appointed two new Directors to its Board.
30 Sep 2019
The announcement of the first phase of a Northumberland Forest is an exciting development which could herald a new era of productive tree planting in England to help tackle the climate emergency, according to Confor CEO Stuart Goodall.
An update for Confor members in Wales and southern England
27 Sep 2019
The Scottish Government has hailed the new Scottish Climate Change Act as the ‘toughest climate change laws in the world’.
25 Sep 2019
Commercial tree planting has a central role to play in tackling the climate emergency, a member of Labour’s Defra team told a Confor event at the party’s conference.