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.


Taking timber traffic off public roads

Environment, Climate Change & Land Reform Minister, Dr Aileen McLeod has hailed the success of new investments that will contribute to the mitigation of the impact of a million timber lorry journeys on Scotland’s rural roads over the next ten years.

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Bennachie Discovery Day

A fantastic family fun day is being staged at Bennachie later this month (Saturday 25 April) to introduce visitors to the team that helps manage the site – and to encourage them to get involved.

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George McRobbie appointed Forestry Commissioner

Her Majesty the Queen, on the advice of Scottish Ministers, has approved the appointment of George McRobbie as Forestry Commissioner for Scotland and the timber trade.

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Your Forest Needs You

Forestry Commission Scotland's Aberdeenshire team is looking for volunteers to help out at a litter pick in Countesswells wood on Saturday 11 April.

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Morvern Community applies to National Forest Land Scheme

Morvern community hopes for run of river hydro development.

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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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