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.


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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Applicants urged to beat the deadline for Scotland's Finest Woods Awards

The final push is on for anyone applying to the 2016 Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards with only 30 days to go to submit entries.

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Volunteer Community Champion Programme Secures Funding

Forestry Commission Scotland has announced continued funding for its Volunteer Community Champion Programme, an initiative which trains people from minority groups to lead events and activities in woodlands and forests.

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Help shape Balcorrach Wood

Forest Enterprise Scotland is asking local residents to share their views on plans for the proposed Balcorrach Wood at two community drop in sessions.

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Callendar Wood Open Day – Saturday 20th February

Forest Enterprise Scotland is inviting the public to an open day event at Callendar Wood in Falkirk to see the on-going work to restore the original character of the woodland and introduce more native broadleaves into the forest.

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