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16 Nov 2019
Pledges to increase tree planting significantly by the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are a sign that forestry has moved right up the political agenda, according to Confor.
14 Nov 2019
Three new awards will be presented at Confor’s expanded Forestry Dinner & Awards Evening in February 2020.
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?
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..