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.


Scottish pine martens reviving Welsh cousins' fortunes

An ambitious project to revive the dwindling pine marten population in Wales has got off to a good start, with help from Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES).

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Foresters canoe the great glen to save lives – with trees

A fundraising effort by a group of intrepid foresters to canoe across Scotland in a single journey is helping to save lives in Africa – with trees.

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The Picts – shortlisted for top UK archaeology award

A Forestry Commission Scotland learning resource which helps pupils discover the mysterious Picts has been shortlisted for a prestigious UK archaeological award.

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Learnie Red Rock's Big Birthday Bash

Learnie Red Rocks mountain bike trails are ten years old this year – and a special family day of free activities is being organised to mark the occasion.

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Fire warning

Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) is urging woodland visitors to not light fires or start barbecues during their day out.

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Give your views on Bennachie’s future

Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) is inviting organisations and individuals to give their views on Bennachie’s future.

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Teamwork to clamp down on off-roaders

Motorbike riders and four by four drivers who illegally access national forest estate woodlands in Aberdeenshire face prosecution in a clamp down on anti-social behaviour.

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Laggan Wolftrax a perfect Easter visit

Mountain bikers looking for an Easter escape are invited to head out to Laggan Wolftrax for a day of top trail challenges!

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Forest Enterprise Scotland comes to the aid of giant tortoises

Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) has helped a wildlife rescue centre to expand its facilities to house some recently rescued giant tortoises.

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