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.


Vandalism could have long-term impact on visitor experience

Forest Enterprise Scotland staff are appealing to witnesses to provide the police with information about recent vandalism at Back of Bennachie.

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Dunnottar Woods felling – public urged to stay safe

Forest Enterprise Scotland is advising members of the public to heed warning signs and stay safe as felling starts in Dunnottar Wood, Stonehaven.

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RSPB Scotland applies to buy land at Dyke Plantation, North Sutherland

RSPB Scotland has applied to the National Forest Land Scheme (NFLS) to purchase 158 hectares of land at Dyke Plantation, North Sutherland.

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Grampian Regional Forestry Forum seeks new members

Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) is seeking to recruit four new members for the Grampian Regional Forestry Forum to advise on the development and implementation of the Scottish Forestry Strategy.

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Tree Felling at Sutherland’s Grove

Forest Enterprise Scotland is carrying out essential tree felling at Sutherland’s Grove (Barcaldine) car park during this week.

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A82 felling work moves to Loch Lochy

The team behind Forest Enterprise Scotland's steep ground felling programme will return to Loch Lochy next week (Monday 26 October) to clear windblown trees.

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Consultation on ten-year plans for Aberdeenshire forests

Forestry Enterprise Scotland is calling on people and communities in Aberdeenshire to give their views on ten year land management plans for two of its most popular forests.

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New Reserve hailed as “jewel in the crown” by Minister

Environment Minister, Dr Aileen McLeod, today (Monday 12 October) visited The Great Trossachs Forest – Scotland’s newest National Nature Reserve and the biggest reserve of its kind in the UK.

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Top chainsaw carvers confirmed for Peebles Wood Market

The top three chainsaw carvers from this year’s Scottish Championships have now confirmed they are to attend the Peebles Wood Market.

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