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.


New forest road access onto A72 at Nether Horsburgh

Work is due to start next Monday (26th Feb) on a new forest road entrance on the A72 at Nether Horsburgh.

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Successful Branching Out project to launch in Dumfries and Galloway

An award-winning project, designed to improve the health and well-being of adults experiencing low mental wellbeing or mental health conditions, is to launch in Dumfries and Galloway for the first time in February.

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Cuningar Loop - series of events

A series of exciting outdoor creative events are taking place at Cuningar Loop throughout February and March for people across South Lanarkshire and Glasgow.

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Thinning works at Rannoch Woods

Rannoch Woods, Johnstone is to become a more inviting and welcoming space for visitors as Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) carry out tree felling works to help create a lighter, open space for the community.

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Beat the January blues and take a walk in the woodlands

Forest Enterprise Scotland is urging people to take a walk in the woodlands following the winter holidays to encourage exercise and promote healthy living.

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Borders farmers and landowners invited to forestry talks

Forestry Commission Scotland is hosting three evening talks in the Scottish Borders aimed at encouraging farmers and land owners to integrate tree planting into their business.

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£3 million for central belt tree planting

Funding for tree planting schemes in the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) area has been trebled as woodland creation activity reaches unprecedented levels.

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Forest Research visit affirms importance of research and cross-border collaboration

Forest Research visit affirms importance of research and cross-border collaboration

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