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.


Take a ride through the woodlands of Glasgow

Keen cyclists from across Glasgow are invited to join Forestry Commission Scotland on a bike ride out of the city and through the surrounding woodlands next weekend.

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New video help to manage diffuse pollution

A new video on aspects of good water management has been added to the suite of tools on the Forestry & Water Scotland web page.

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Updated standard for forest management

The governments of the UK have today published their updated standard for sustainable forest management.

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TimberLINK contract renewed

A timber transport service that delivers environmental and community benefits by taking timber lorries off public roads is to continue for another five years.

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Clampdown on illegal bikers

Forestry Enterprise Scotland staff are working with Police Scotland to clamp down on rogue motor bikers in woodlands around Aberdeen.

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Come and join the party at Malls Mire Community Woodlands

Forestry Commission Scotland is encouraging the local community to celebrate with them at Malls Mire Community Woodlands on Thursday 29 June as part of Refugee Festival Scotland 2017.

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New grants package for sheep farmers

Forestry Commission Scotland has opened up a new funding opportunity to help hill and upland sheep farmers boost their business potential.

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Kirroughtree wins highest praise

Forest Enterprise Scotland’s Kirroughtree Visitor Centre in Galloway Forest Park has won high plaudits for the disabled access facilities.

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CENTRAL BELT FARMERS ENCOURAGED TO FIND OUT ABOUT WOODLAND CREATION GRANTS AT ROYAL HIGHLAND SHOW

Central belt farmers attending the Royal Highland Show are encouraged to find out more about grants of up to £8,710 per hectare to help cover the cost of woodland creation on their land.

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