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.


New Forest Ranger for Forest Enterprise Scotland

Forest Enterprise Scotland has appointed Alistair Whyte as the new East Beat Forester for Scottish Lowlands Forest District.

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Transforming landfill to community woodland in Glasgow

A major project to transform a landfill and recycling site into a community woodland in Glasgow received a £380,000 funding boost today.

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A82 Loch Ness - Primrose Bay felling to commence

The next stage of Forest Enterprise Scotland’s ongoing steep ground harvesting programme along the A82 is to begin at Primrose Bay (north of Alt Sigh) on 14 Nov.

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Explore the Red Squirrel Trail at Devilla

Forest Enterprise Scotland encourages everyone to visit Devilla woods this Autumn to explore the Red Squirrel Trail and spot Scotland’s native squirrel as they prepare for winter.

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Celebration Saturday at the Botanics

estry Commission Scotland (FCS) is encouraging locals to visit the Royal Botanic Gardens this Saturday to celebrate Hindu festival Diwali, Sikh festival Bandi Chhor Divas and Black History Month.

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Celebrating the Pumpkin Festival at Castlemilk Park

Cassiltoun Housing Association invites everyone to come and enjoy the Pumpkin festivities at Castlemilk Park.

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Economic boost for Argyll timber

A new floating pier is to be built on the shores of Ardcastle Forest in West Argyll which could unlock an estimated £10 million of the region’s growing timber supplies.

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Grampian Regional Forestry Forum seeks new chair

Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) is seeking to recruit a new chair and two members for its Grampian Regional Forestry Forum.

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Discover the Tastes and Tales from India

Cassiltoun Housing Association and Forestry Commission Scotland are inviting families and locals to join them outdoors from 11.30am to 2.30pm 9th October at Castlemilk Park’s Taste and Tales from India event.

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