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.


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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Evolve Sculpture Installed at Cuningar Loop

Cuningar Loop’s final piece of artwork, Evolve, was installed today representing the transformation of the site from derelict land to a vibrant community woodland.

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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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