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21 Oct 2020
Confor has told a Westminster committee inquiry that the government must take urgent action to avoid past failures and rise to the challenge of meeting ambitious planting targets.
20 Oct 2020
Forestry and wood processing businesses in Wales have been reassured by Confor that they retain key producer status after the announcement of a "fire break" lockdown by the Welsh Government.
08 Oct 2020
The key role of tree planting and wood use in meeting Scotland's climate change ambitions has been highlighted by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) in an update report to the Scottish Parliament.