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24 Apr 2019
Confor's expanded #TheFutureIsForestry prize will be launched in June - with an added competition for a short film.
23 Apr 2019
The UK Government has been urged to ‘Think Global, Plant Local’ to start tackling the damaging effects of climate change.
18 Apr 2019
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05 Apr 2019
Tree-planting targets are driven by the need to tackle carbon emissions
31 Mar 2019
The UK Forestry Minister says he is "keen to explore" the options for a Forestry Investment Zone (FIZ) in Northumberland in a letter to Confor.
30 Mar 2019
Confor has stepped up its 2019 focus on climate change with two positive articles in the media this week.
29 Mar 2019
Entries close this weekend for the largest-ever celebration of the finest forests and most wonderful woods in Scotland.
04 Mar 2019
Glennon Brothers has celebrated the career of David Rodger, Chief Executive of Windymains Timber, at a function to mark his retirement - and honoured the long service of eight employees with a combined 250 years of service with the company.
27 Feb 2019
This month, keep up-to-date on further funding for the HS2 Woodland Fund, and changes to eligibility for the Woodland Creation Planning Grant and Woodland Carbon Fund.
One of the most respected figures in the modern forestry industry has won Confor's prestigious annual award for Dedicated Service to Forestry for 2019.