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.


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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Waverley paddle steamer finds new masts in Perthshire

One of Scotland’s most famous ships is to be re-masted, thanks to Forestry Enterprise Scotland.

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Delay for opening of new MtB skills area at Winding Walks, Fochabers

Atrocious weather across the north east has put paid to the early opening of a new Mtb skills facility at Winding Walks, Fochabers.

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Weather damage results in woodland caution call

As weather conditions in the north east continue to take their toll, Forest enterprise Scotland is urging members of the public to use common sense if visiting the national forests estate for a woodland walk.

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Top team’s taste talent wins award

The team that runs the Glenmore Visitor Centre café has been awarded a top visit Scotland accolade.

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Machines demo to help boost small scale harvesting

A demonstration of small to medium sized harvesting machinery in February 2016 aims to show small scale forestry businesses how the new Forestry Grant Scheme can help boost their businesses.

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