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.


Galloway Forest Park gets even greener

All three of Forest Enterprise Scotland’s visitor centres have just been awarded silver status under the Green Business Tourism Scheme.

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P.ramorum disease found in Angus and Perthshire

Forestry Commission Scotland is urging anyone working or visiting forests in Angus and Perthshire to 'Keep it Clean' following the confirmation of a damaging tree disease in the area.

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New myForest services launched in Scotland

Forestry Commission Scotland, Royal Scottish Forestry Society and the Sylva Foundation have come together to help foster sustainable forest management in Scotland.

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Argyll OWL takes flight

A new look to outdoor learning programmes in Argyll was launched last week (Saturday 19 Sept) at the tenth birthday celebrations of work to promote woodlands as classrooms.

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Tayside OWL Group takes wing

A new look to outdoor learning in Tayside took flight at a fun, interactive outdoor event on Moncreiffe Hill, Perth last week (Saturday 19th September).

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Galloway’s forest tourism in the spotlight

Forest Enterprise Scotland is in line for two Scottish Thistle Awards for its work promoting forest tourism in Galloway.

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Keep it Clean campaign launched to keep trees healthy

Everyone who works or visits Scotland's forests can help the ongoing effort to keep our forests and trees healthy, says Forestry Commission Scotland.

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Upgraded Scolty paths re-open

Forest Enterprise Scotland’s team in Aberdeenshire have completed a £10K project to upgrade and repair paths in Scolty Woods, near Banchory.

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Bennachie picnic tables spruced-up

The picnic site at Bennachie has been given a bit of a makeover – thanks to the local Forest Enterprise Scotland team and the Baillies of Bennachie.

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