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22 Jan 2021
LAST CHANCE - they may lose funding and regulation!
20 Jan 2021
Forest Research is carrying out a survey to collect stakeholder and user views on the different types of technical publications published by the agency
13 Jan 2021
Confor has contributed to the UK Parliament POST research briefing on Woodland Creation.
07 Jan 2021
A new Climate Change Champion prize has been added to Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards as the 'Tree Oscars' return in 2021.
05 Jan 2021
Confor is working with the public forest authorities across the UK to clarify working arrangements for the industry in early 2021 after the latest Covid-19 regulations were announced.
21 Dec 2020
Roland Stiven, Timber Transport lead and Confor company secretary, moves on.
17 Dec 2020
Confor has produced a briefing for members following the recommendations of the UK’s Sixth Carbon Budget.
Webinar recording now available
10 Dec 2020
Strong political will is crucial to meeting ambitious tree planting targets, according to the architect of Scotland's success in driving up new woodland creation.
03 Dec 2020
Scotland's 'Tree Oscars' will return in 2021 to reward the passionate people who create and manage the country's finest forests and woodlands.