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.


Primrose Bay catch-fencing work begins

Forest Enterprise Scotland is to begin erecting temporary catch-fencing at Primrose Bay, 1 mile north of Alt Sigh on the A82 ahead of the latest phase of steep ground felling operations.

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Art and archaeology combined!

Neolithic chambered tombs, Bronze Age burial cairns and ancient rock art are set alongside Iron Age hill forts, brochs and duns in a new exhibition at the University of Stirling art gallery.

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Temporary road closure on A72

For public safety, part of the A72 between Innerleithen and Cardrona will be temporarily closed whilst essential tree felling takes place.

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The Lodge Visitor Centre a five-star experience

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New members to help oversee Forestry Commission Scotland

Both Jon Hollingdale, Chief Executive of the Community Woodlands Association and David Gould, a finance professional, will join the National Committee for Scotland in February this year.

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Central Scotland Regional Forestry Forum seeks new chair

Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) is seeking to recruit a new chair for its Central Scotland Regional Forestry Forum.

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Woodland walkers mud warning

The recent spate of relentlessly wet weather has prompted Forestry Commission Scotland to remind people working in or visiting a woodland or forest to ‘Keep it Clean’.

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Application deadline approaches for Scotland's Finest Woods Awards

Woodland owners, managers and caretakers are being urged not to miss the boat as the application deadline approaches for the 2016 Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards.

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Forestry machinery demo to help boost small scale businesses

A free demonstration of small to medium sized harvesting machinery next month (Feb ’16) will show small scale forestry businesses how the new Forestry Grant Scheme can help boost their businesses.

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