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.


Tree disease tackled in Mabie Forest

Forest Enterprise Scotland is urging members of the public to be aware of forest operations when visiting Mabie Forest, south of Dumfries.

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Central belt woodlands to discover in National Tree Week

Forest Enterprise Scotland encourages everyone to visit their local woodland between 26th November and 4th December to celebrate the role trees play in all our lives, as part of National Tree Week.

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Teamwork tackles invasive trees in Oakwood

orest Enterprise Scotland’s Tay team removed some invasive tree species from Laggan Oakwood (Comrie) earlier this month (Friday 4 November) – with help from some local volunteers.

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Christmas tree magic at Tyrebagger

Aberdeenshire’s favourite Christmas tree centre is geared up and ready to go for 2016!

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Find the perfect tree this Christmas

Blairadam Christmas Tree Sales Centre is open from Thursday 1st December, a great excuse to bring the festive spirit into the home early.

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Experience Cuningar Loop in a Different Light this Winter

Forest Enterprise Scotland invites everyone to experience Cuningar Loop in a different way this winter by coming along to their ‘Loop by Light’ event on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd December.

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Norwegian veterans remember fallen comrades at Glenmore

A Norwegian armed forces veterans will, on Armistice Day, commemorate the lives and bravery of his fallen comrades with a visit to Forest Enterprise Scotland’s Glenmore Visitor Centre.

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10 Reasons why you should visit Callendar Woods this winter

Forest Enterprise Scotland is encouraging everyone to visit Callendar Woods and explore everything that it has to offer this winter.

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Play in the Dark Returns to Castlemilk Park

Forestry Commission Scotland, Inspiring Scotland and the Jeely Piece Club would like to invite everyone to their free Play in the Dark event on Thursday 10th November at Castlemilk Park.

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