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.


Gordon scoops award for disability work

Forestry Commission Scotland was announced the winner of the Urban Warriors Falkirk Awards for their outstanding contribution to community engagement and equal access for all at Callendar Park at Falkirk’s third Environmental Festival on 25th April 2015.

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New community ranger for Glasgow East

Forestry Commission Scotland has appointed forester Julie Wilson as community ranger for Glasgow East.

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Boost for outdoor learning in Scotland

Outdoor & Woodland Learning Scotland (OWL Scotland), a new organisation dedicated to increasing the use of Scotland’s outdoor environments for learning, has been launched today.

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Public urged to stay safe during felling operation

Visitors to the Gordon Way at Bennachie in Aberdeenshire, are urged to follow safety signage during felling operations.

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Upper Eskdale Development Group makes application to National Forest Land Scheme

Upper Eskdale Development Group applies to the National Forest Land Scheme to purchase 1.09 hectares of land at Twiglees, near Lockerbie.

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Woodland camera class for beginners

Budding photographers are invited to come along to the Bennachie Centre next month (Saturday 9 May) and pick up some top tips on getting the most out of a digital camera to capture some amazing wildlife images.

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New Long Distance trail leads through history

The Affric - Kintail Way, one of Scotland's newest long distance trails, has officially been opened.

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Mull and Iona Community Trust apply to buy piece of Ardmore Forest

Mull and Iona Community Trust applies to National Forest Land Scheme to buy plot in Ardmore Forest, Mull.

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Putting your best foot forward

A new outdoor path that offers a gateway to the wildlife, scenery and history of the Trossachs has been opened.

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