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.


Scottish Woodfuel sector update meeting

Event being staged to inform and advise biomass suppliers and operators on new RHI sustainability criteria.

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A new vision for Kilpatrick Hills

Forestry Commission Scotland has appointed Amy Telford as Community Ranger for the Kilpatrick Hills.

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Glen Righ forest op’s progressing well

Glen Righ geo-tech and felling ops expected to be completed by early summer.

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Calls for responsible dog behaviour at Lennox Forest

Forestry Commission Scotland is taking steps to encourage responsible dog behavior at Lennox Forest, especially from local dog walking companies.

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Entrance works at Boden Boo complete

Forestry Commission Scotland has completed on-going works at the entrance of Boden Boo, the popular community woodland near the Erskine Bridge.

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New caterers for Glentrool visitor centre

Forestry Commission Scotland’s visitor centre at Glentrool will have new caterers when it opens for the season this weekend.

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Bronze Age tech applied to Curriculum for Excellence

Solar eclipse casts light on new way of using ancient stone circles to teach Curriculum for Excellence.

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Come and join the Forestry Commission’s Easter Eggstravaganza

Forestry Commission Scotland is inviting local children and families to come and enjoy Larbert Woods on NHS Forth Valley Royal Hospital grounds hunting for hidden treasures this Easter.

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Rapid response to re-open A82 – but Commission warns of long road ahead

The A82 will be open for 6am on Monday 16 March, following completion of the work to deal with the immediate risks on the hillside site of the recent rock fall.

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