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.


Glenmore litter pick cleans up

A group of local residents and business people from around Glenmore turned out to join Forestry Commission Scotland staff for a community litter pick last week.

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New bridge aids access around Loch Morlich

Visitors to Glenmore can now enjoy the Loch Morlich Trail, which circumnavigates the loch, without getting wet and muddy boots thanks to a new footbridge on the Trail's red route.

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Tyrebagger re-opens as works completed

Tyrebagger woodlands have reopened to the public following the completion of tree felling work by Forestry Commission Scotland.

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Commission's Loch Lomond campsite open for the season

Forestry Commission Scotland's Sallochy campsite on the eastern shore of Loch Lomond had opened for the summer season.

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Chalara found in the wider environment in the sheltered area of northwest Scotland

Environment Minister, Dr Aileen McLeod has called for continued effort to adapt to the presence of Chalara dieback of ash in Scotland as Forestry Commission Scotland confirmed the presence of this disease at three locations in the “sheltered area”.

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Busy eagles signal the arrival of chicks

A change in the behaviour of Mull’s star adult eagles has signaled the arrival of this year’s chicks.

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Community inspired park for the heart of Glasgow

A former football bus park in the heart of Glasgow is being transformed into a new thriving and vibrant greenspace park for the benefit of the local community.

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Cattle return to Glen Affric

Forestry Commission Scotland is bringing cattle back to Glen Affric as part of its conservation grazing programme.

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New films highlight water management on forestry sites

Forestry Commission Scotland has produced two short films highlighting aspects of water management in forests.

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