Press releases

All the latest press releases from Forestry Commission Scotland and the National Forest Estate. You can follow this feed with RSS or Atom, or on Twitter. We also publish news articles on our news blog.


Conifer Conservation Programme trees stolen

Forest Enterprise Scotland is working with Police Scotland to identify the thieves that stole five rare Serbian Spruce from Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park last week.

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Public urged to help slow the spread of tree diseases

Forest Enterprise Scotland’s Cowal & Trossachs team is calling on all woodland visitors to ‘Keep it Clean’ to help prevent the spread of tree diseases and protect Scotland’s forests.

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Enjoy the Commonwealth Woods this Winter

Forestry Commission Scotland is encouraging people across Glasgow to wrap up warm and explore their local Commonwealth Wood this winter.

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SRUC signs up to national wildcat conservation project

Students from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have joined the national fight to protect and save Scotland’s wildcats.

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Celebrate National Tree Week with Tree Dressing at Malls Mire

Forestry Commission Scotland invites everyone to celebrate National Tree Week at a tree dressing event at Malls Mire woodland on Sunday 4th December 2-5pm.

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Tree disease tackled in Mabie Forest

Forest Enterprise Scotland is urging members of the public to be aware of forest operations when visiting Mabie Forest, south of Dumfries.

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Central belt woodlands to discover in National Tree Week

Forest Enterprise Scotland encourages everyone to visit their local woodland between 26th November and 4th December to celebrate the role trees play in all our lives, as part of National Tree Week.

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Teamwork tackles invasive trees in Oakwood

orest Enterprise Scotland’s Tay team removed some invasive tree species from Laggan Oakwood (Comrie) earlier this month (Friday 4 November) – with help from some local volunteers.

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Christmas tree magic at Tyrebagger

Aberdeenshire’s favourite Christmas tree centre is geared up and ready to go for 2016!

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