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.


UN International Day of Forests Event

Forestry Commission Scotland, All In For Parkhead and Parkhead Youth Project are encouraging the local community to join them to celebrate UN International Day of Forests at Whitby Street Woodland on 20th March, 12- 4pm.

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Hazardous Loch Lochy forest ops force over-run

Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) is to extend its clearing operations at Loch Lochy until late June.

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Cairngorms project aims to forge a trail

A new upland conservation project has started looking for someone to join the team to train volunteers in maintaining upland paths across both of Scotland’s national parks.

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Report reveals National Forest Estate delivers for Scotland

Scotland’s National Forest Estate is generating £395 million every year for the Scottish economy – that’s more than £1 million each day to support industry, jobs and many rural communities.

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Perth and Argyll Regional Forestry Forum up to full strength

Perth and Argyll Regional Forestry Forum will convene this Friday (11 March) with seven new members.

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Rural communities to benefit from multi-million timber transport fund

Environment Minister, Dr Aileen McLeod, today announced a £2.85 million boost for the Strategic Timber Transport Fund for 2016/17, continuing the work of this important scheme over the past ten years.

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‘Leaf Room’ garden exhibition to welcome visitors at Ninewells

Ninewells Hospital in Dundee is to host a colourful exhibition showing off all the innovative designs which were put forward to create a landmark timber structure in their community garden.

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Nevis Forest and Mountain Resort vision takes further steps forward

Work has started on finding the right investor to take forward the luxury hotel development planned for the Nevis Forest and Mountain Resort.

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Path repairs underway as felling completed – Callendar Wood

Forest Enterprise Scotland has completed felling operations within Callendar Wood, with work to repair the path network beginning in the next few weeks.

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