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.


Forest tourism boost for Tweed Valley

Plans for luxury woodland eco-cabins and new trails at Glentress Forest could take the popular visitor destination to the next level and grow the Borders’ tourism economy.

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Moray ospreys translocated to Basque Country

Forest Enterprise Scotland's Aberdeenshire team has been involved in a five year project to help restore breeding Ospreys to the Basque Country of Spain.

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Gear up for Women's Festival of Cycling in the Woods

Women from across Edinburgh are invited to join Forestry Commission Scotland on a bike ride out of the city and through the surrounding woodlands as part of Cycling UK's Women's Festival of Cycling.

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Forest Enterprise Scotland Completes Phase One of Greenoakhill Development

The first phase of Forest Enterprise Scotland’s Greenoakhill development, transforming the landfill site into an urban community woodland, has been completed.

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Take a ride through the woodlands of Glasgow

Keen cyclists from across Glasgow are invited to join Forestry Commission Scotland on a bike ride out of the city and through the surrounding woodlands next weekend.

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New video help to manage diffuse pollution

A new video on aspects of good water management has been added to the suite of tools on the Forestry & Water Scotland web page.

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Updated standard for forest management

The governments of the UK have today published their updated standard for sustainable forest management.

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TimberLINK contract renewed

A timber transport service that delivers environmental and community benefits by taking timber lorries off public roads is to continue for another five years.

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Clampdown on illegal bikers

Forestry Enterprise Scotland staff are working with Police Scotland to clamp down on rogue motor bikers in woodlands around Aberdeen.

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