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.


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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Consultation updates on Culdrain and Ittingstone

Forestry Commission Scotland is inviting local groups and individuals to offer comment on the latest draft land management plans for Ittingstone, and for Culdrain, both near Huntly.

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Landfill site transformed into new woodland for the Linwood community

An unwelcoming landfill site has been transformed into an accessible community woodland in Linwood as part of a Forestry Commission Scotland project.

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New ranger for Fife and Clackmannanshire

Forestry Commission Scotland has appointed Lynn Daley as community ranger for Fife and Clackmannanshire.

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Woodland advice for local farmers at Ayr County Show

Farmers attending the Ayr County Show (Saturday 9 May 2015) will be able to find out more about how their farm land can benefit from new woodland and how they could cover the costs of work through the new Forestry Grant Scheme.

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